I use several of the fonts listed on this page:
I only used the Windows fonts, but they have also fonts for
On 15/03/2016 17:52, Tim---Kracked_P_P---webmaster wrote:
On 03/15/2016 11:23 AM, toki wrote:
In the Synaptic Package Manager, it shows that I have the Unifont
installed, but I do not see a font named as that in my .font folder.
I wonder where the font was re-installed to, since I had it installed
via the package manager already, but could not find the name "Unifont"
On 15/03/2016 13:16, Tim wrote:
do not want to include the "full set" of the available characters.
A font with all Unicode glyphs in it, would contain 2^17 different
glyphs, but current font format definitions restrict the size of a font
to 2^16 different glyphs.
Arial Unicode MS seems to me to have the most Unicode characters
There are just over 50,000 glyphs in Arial, whilst Unifont has just
under 60,000 glyphs.
IOW, if you absolutely positively have to have a pan-unicode font, then
Unifont is the way to go.
When I went online to the Unifont "project", I downloaded the full 12
MB version TTF file. When I looked at it in the font viewer, it was
very "boxy" - actually each character is made up with boxes. Both the
Web site and the info in the package manager stated the boxiness of
I still wonder what is the best looking unicode font with somewhere
near the number of characters/glyphs that Arial Unicode has.
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