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Package Details: fontconfig-ttf-ms-fonts 1.0-2

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Package Base: fontconfig-ttf-ms-fonts
Description: Enhanced font configuration for ttf-ms-fonts. (Prefer Microsoft versions of PostScript fonts.)
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Licenses: GPL
Submitter: darose
Maintainer: evana
Last Packager: evana
Votes: 46
Popularity: 2.586999
First Submitted: 2013-10-23 21:07
Last Updated: 2015-07-12 21:04

Latest Comments

darose commented on 2014-04-16 02:21

Alright, alright, point taken! Thanks for the pointers.

Anyway, like I said, I've already updated the package for this.

DaveCode commented on 2014-04-16 01:24

DaveCode commented on 2014-04-16 00:37
Notice his symlink step

DaveCode commented on 2014-04-16 00:28

Works like systemd (sym/un)link (en/dis)able method.

DaveCode commented on 2014-04-16 00:24

cat /etc/fonts/conf.d/README

darose commented on 2014-04-09 14:32

Doesn't seem like anyone's provided any particular documentation supporting the assertion that "it's the way things should be done". But yes, it's easy to implement, and I've upgraded the PKGBUILD.

DaveCode commented on 2014-04-09 07:05

@darose It's the way things should be done and easy to implement.

darose commented on 2014-01-30 17:07


I see that that's the way font config processing is generally done in the "official" pacakges. But for a quick little AUR one-off like this, that probably doesn't affect too many people (I don't know how many people actually even use ttf-ms-fonts) I was thinking the symlink was overkill and so not needed.

Do you feel that there's a strong case for using it?

dracorp commented on 2013-12-05 08:23

Could you change a directory, from /etc/fonts/conf.d/ to /etc/fonts/conf.avail and add symlink to proper?