1. What's this?
The Liberation Fonts is font collection which aims to provide document
layout compatibility as usage of Times New Roman, Arial, Courier New.
* fontforge is installed.
3.1 Decompress tarball
You can extract the files by following command:
$ tar zxvf liberation-fonts-[VERSION].tar.gz
3.2 Build from the source
Change into directory liberation-fonts-[VERSION]/ and build from sources by
$ cd liberation-fonts-[VERSION]
The built font files will be available in 'build' directory.
3.3 Install to system
For Fedora, you could manually install the fonts by copying the TTFs to
~/.fonts for user wide usage, or to /usr/share/fonts/truetype/liberation
for system-wide availability. Then, run "fc-cache" to let that cached.
For other distributions, please check out corresponding documentation.
Simply select preferred liberation font in applications and start using.
This font set had been released under GNU Public License version 2
("GPLv2") with exceptions.
Please read file "COPYING" for GPLv2 license.
Please read file "License.txt" for details of exceptions.
6. For Maintainers
Before packaging a new release based on a new source tarball, you have to
update the version suffix in the Makefile:
VER = [VERSION]
Make sure that the defined version corresponds to the font software metadata
which you can check with ftinfo/otfinfo or fontforge itself. It is highly
recommended that file 'ChangeLog' is updated to reflect changes.
Create a tarball with the following command:
$ make dist
The new versioned tarball will be available in the dist/ folder as
Please read file "AUTHORS" for list of contributors.