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14.2 > System > webcore-fonts (3.0)

The Webcore Fonts package contains:

* Microsoft's Core Fonts for the web
* Microsoft Tahoma
* Microsoft's new fonts for Windows Vista
* Lucida Console

Before installing these, please remove the following file:


That file causes Slackware to display Liberation fonts in the place of
Microsoft fonts. If you have Microsoft fonts, you don't need the

FontForge is an optional dependency. The distribution includes the Cambria
font as a .TTC file consisting of two fonts: cambria.ttf and cambria-math.ttf.
If FontForge is available, then the Cambria font will be installed as these two
TTF files. If not, then it will be installed as a single TTC file.

The following Fontconfig setting (taken from is recommended.
Put it in /etc/fonts/local.conf or ~/.config/fontconfig/fonts.conf:

<!-- Disable embedded bitmaps in fonts like Calibri -->
<match target="font" >
<edit name="embeddedbitmap" mode="assign">

Maintained by: Matteo Bernardini
Keywords: microsoft,web,core,calibri,candara,consolas,constantia,corbel,windings,andale,mono,sans,serif,monspace,monospaced,arial,ms,courier,new,georgia,impact,symbol,tahoma,times,roman,trebuchet,verdana,webdings,corefonts,core fonts
ChangeLog: webcore-fonts


Source Downloads:
webcore-fonts-3.0.tar.gz (0ca029d7135f7afdba00be6280ff96c6)
symbol.gz (04fe09507552b16ac40a1738c87a23ff)

Download SlackBuild:
webcore-fonts.tar.gz.asc (FAQ)

(the SlackBuild does not include the source)

Validated for Slackware 14.2

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