Tag Archives: fonts

My Ubuntu Look and Feel

Yesterday I blogged about changing the GDM login screen, which seems to be a very touchy and popular subject among readers. I don’t know that I’ve heard from but a very few people that actually like the default login screen in Ubuntu 9.04. It seems everyone has an opinion about changing it. I thought I […]

How To Install Droid Fonts on Ubuntu 9.04 “Jaunty”

UPDATE: This post has been updated to include instructions for Ubuntu 9.10 “Karmic”, 9.04 “Jaunty” and 8.10 “Intrepid” Based on this recent post regarding Getting Android’s Fonts on Ubuntu by Stefano Forenza I have installed these new fonts on my machine(s) and I’m enjoying them very much.  I thought I’d pass on the instructions for […]

Convert mac-based fonts for use on Ubuntu : Ubuntu (6.06.1 / 6.10)

Previously I did a post on How to Install Microsoft Core Fonts on Ubuntu packages for compatibility with the fonts everyone else seems to be using. Of course, as an Open Source Advocate, I prefer to use the non-proprietary fonts but there do arise situations where many of us need compatibility so we’ve got to […]