intlfonts 1.2

intlfonts package contains free X11 fonts (BDF format) for all characters that Emacs 20 can handle.
intlfonts package contains free X11 fonts (BDF format) for all characters that Emacs 20 can handle. The fonts are classified as follows: European, Asian, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Ethiopic, and misc, with one sub-directory for each category. TrueType fonts are also included.

How to install fonts

1.0 Suppose that you extracted font archives in $WORKDIR. This
directory should contain `configure' scritp as well as this README
file and archive files.

Run commands to install

% cd $WORKDIR
% ./configure
% make install

Note: You don't have to do `make' before `make install'.

Then all fonts are installed to this directory:
/usr/local/share/emacs/fonts
while being converted to PCF format.
In addition, BDF font files are installed as is to this directory:
/usr/local/share/emacs/fonts/bdf

If you want to install fonts in the different directory (say
$INSTDIR), run `configure' as below:

% ./configure --with-fontdir=$INSTDIR

Then, PCF fonts are installed in $INSTDIR, and BDF fonts are installed
in $INSTDIR/bdf.

Here's a list of the other `configure' optioins:
--enable-compress[=ARG] whether to compress PCF fonts or not [ARG=gzip]
--with-pcf[=ARG] install PCF fonts
[ARG=yes] on Unix, [ARG=no] on DOS
--with-bdf[=ARG] install BDF fonts [ARG=yes]
--with-type1[=ARG] install Type1 fonts [ARG=no]
--with-truetype[=ARG] install TrueType fonts [ARG=no]


Inform your X server about the new fonts

The step 1.1 converts fonts to a format that X server can read (PCF
format) and put them in proper directory. But, you still have to
inform your X server about the new fonts.

If $INSTDIR is already in your font path (please check it by the
command `xset q'), you can tell X server to update font hash table by:

$ xset fp rehash

If $INSTDIR is not yet in your font path, you can tell one X session
to use the installed fonts with:

% xset +fp $INSTDIR

On some systems, you may have to give absolute pathname to the command

`xset'.

To make the effect permanent for future X sessions, you probably have
to edit certain files in your X installation, for instance, include
the following line in your ~/.xinitrc or ~/.xsession.

xset +fp $INSTDIR

last updated on:
February 7th, 2008, 13:10 GMT
price:
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developed by:
Kenichi Handa
homepage:
www.gnu.org
license type:
GPL (GNU General Public License) 
category:
ROOT \ Desktop Environment \ Fonts

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