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Subject: Re: How to easily get fonts

Re: How to easily get fonts

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Wed, 3 Aug 2005 23:35:54 +0200 (CEST)

On Tue, 2 Aug 2005, Jochen Schulz wrote:

> $ fstobdf -s unix/:7100 -fn \
> -misc-fixed-medium-r-normal--13-120-75-75-c-70-iso8859-1 > fixed-12.bdf

> Am I the first to find out how easy this is or is there another reason
> why it is not documented?

I can tell you that I wasn't ware of this and the fact that it isn't
documented is most often because A) no one either didn't know or B) didn't
care enough to enlighten the rest of us.

Please add it. The docs is a wiki so everyone can add their bits!

> I could submit many fonts this way. I have not yet found out about the exact
> license of all the fonts, but since I got them from my Debian system I
> suppose they should be DFSG free and thus acceptable for Rockbox.

I would love to see at least the good ones submitted, since it allows for easy
inclusion in daily builds etc.

  Daniel Stenberg -- --
Received on 2005-08-03

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