default fonts in Fedora
petersen at redhat.com
Mon Sep 21 05:40:40 UTC 2009
----- "Daniel Mach" <dmach at redhat.com> wrote:
> I've manually installed KDE desktop (yum install <pkg> ..., i.e.
> without anaconda) and found that no fonts were installed.
Did you do a minimal install? Just wonder how you managed
to avoid the @fonts group.
> It looks like no common desktop package requires any fonts.
> First package I installed which actually had such requirement was
Actually I would prefer if openoffice didn't specify fonts
since it is hard to maintain.
yum install @fonts should give you a reasonable
selection of fonts for your system.
> Would it make sense to make one font default in Fedora and install it
> as a dependency of xorg-x11-server-common or similar package
> which appears on each desktop?
Probably wouldn't be unreasonable to pull in dejavu,
*BUT* some users might want a different font and not
dejavu... so better to avoid that IMHO.
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