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AUR (en) - ttf-win7-fonts

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Package Details: ttf-win7-fonts 7.1-9

Git Clone URL: https://aur-dev.archlinux.org/ttf-win7-fonts.git (read-only)
Package Base: ttf-win7-fonts
Description: Microsoft Windows 7 Latin and International TrueType fonts
Upstream URL: http://www.microsoft.com/typography/fonts/product.aspx?PID=161
Licenses: custom
Conflicts: ttf-ms-fonts, ttf-ms-win8, ttf-tahoma, ttf-vista-fonts, ttf-win7-fonts-autodownload
Provides: ttf-font, ttf-ms-fonts, ttf-tahoma, ttf-vista-fonts
Submitter: mschmoelzer
Maintainer: severach
Last Packager: severach
Votes: 84
Popularity: 0.068902
First Submitted: 2011-07-16 21:50
Last Updated: 2016-02-28 06:57

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severach commented on 2017-01-12 17:11

The fonts are not automatically downloaded. You must supply them as shown in the message.

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severach commented on 2017-01-12 17:11

The fonts are not automatically downloaded. You must supply them as shown in the message.

Archeon commented on 2017-01-12 17:07

I am getting the following error during installation:

==> Starting build()...
Unable to find 81 font(s)
arial.ttf arialbd.ttf ariali.ttf arialbi.ttf comic.ttf comicbd.ttf cour.ttf courbd.ttf couri.ttf courbi.ttf gabriola.ttf georgia.ttf georgiab.ttf georgiai.ttf georgiaz.ttf impact.ttf times.ttf timesbd.ttf timesi.ttf timesbi.ttf trebuc.ttf trebucbd.ttf trebucit.ttf trebucbi.ttf verdana.ttf verdanab.ttf verdanai.ttf verdanaz.ttf webdings.ttf wingding.ttf sylfaen.ttf symbol.ttf calibri.ttf calibril.ttf calibrib.ttf calibrii.ttf calibrili.ttf calibriz.ttf cambria.ttc cambriab.ttf cambriai.ttf cambriaz.ttf candara.ttf candarab.ttf candarai.ttf candaraz.ttf consola.ttf consolab.ttf consolai.ttf consolaz.ttf constan.ttf constanb.ttf constani.ttf constanz.ttf corbel.ttf corbelb.ttf corbeli.ttf corbelz.ttf lucon.ttf ariblk.ttf l_10646.ttf micross.ttf pala.ttf palab.ttf palai.ttf palabi.ttf tahoma.ttf tahomabd.ttf framd.ttf framdit.ttf segoepr.ttf segoeprb.ttf segoesc.ttf segoescb.ttf segoeui.ttf segoeuib.ttf segoeuii.ttf segoeuil.ttf segoeuiz.ttf seguisb.ttf seguisym.ttf
See the the supplied _COPY scripts for easy ways to get the fonts from Windows.
Extra fonts: *.tt[fc]

Any missing files must be supplied and editing of the PKGBUILD may be required.
Edit the PKGBUILD for instructions and changes.
The necessity for user intervention makes this PKGBUILD not compatible with
1 step package installers like packer or yaourt.
==> ERROR: A failure occurred in build().
==> ERROR: Makepkg was unable to build ttf-win7-fonts.

severach commented on 2016-08-20 16:32

The one font you got is the one that can be downloaded. The rest of the fonts must be supplied by you. Copy scripts are available to help get the fonts from a running Windows or through a network. You can also get the fonts from a CD.

drxspace commented on 2016-08-20 15:30

Hi all,
I'm having two obstacles getting around.
1st. is this: Unable to find 81 font(s)
I set the _opt_SkipMissing to 1 and/or 2 and came to
2nd. which is: .../PKGBUILD: line 1355: _extracted_ttfs[0]: unbound variable
After some search found this:
- _fontsout+=("${_extracted_ttfs[@]}")
+ _fontsout+=(${_extracted_ttfs[@]+"${_extracted_ttfs[@]}"})
and finally managed to build this pkg but... with only 1 font inside.
A little help will be appreciated.


severach commented on 2016-04-15 16:37

Andale downloads fine for me. Likely a temporary problem with SourceForge.

comgunner commented on 2016-04-14 18:30


==> ERROR: Hubo fallos durante la descarga de http://downloads.sourceforge.net/corefonts/andale32.exe

steadybright commented on 2016-03-04 23:12

That did the trick. thank you.


severach commented on 2016-03-04 21:19

You copied them as root. Use chown to change them to your user name. For me the command looks like this. Adapt as necessary.

chown -R chris:users ttf-win7-fonts/

I could fix the PKGBUILD but it's not desirable to have random files owned by root in your user folder.

steadybright commented on 2016-03-04 21:05

I receive the following error:

==> Starting build()...
chmod: changing permissions of 'arialbd.ttf': Operation not permitted
/usr/bin/makepkg: line 729: logpipe: unbound variable

The files are all set to 777. Here's a partial ls -la output:
-rwxrwxrwx 1 root root 750216 May 19 2014 arialbd.ttf
-rwxrwxrwx 1 root root 562728 May 19 2014 arialbi.ttf
-rwxrwxrwx 1 root root 557004 May 19 2014 ariali.ttf
-rwxrwxrwx 1 root root 773852 May 19 2014 arial.ttf
-rwxrwxrwx 1 root root 119876 Jun 10 2009 ariblk.ttf

Any ideas what's wrong?


severach commented on 2016-03-03 19:17

The only difference I can see is Palatino to Georgia and Courier. Perhaps someone who knows more about font configurations could comment on which of the other differences are preferred.

Example: <dir>/usr/local/winfonts</dir>
Probably not a useful line in Arch Linux.