Linux and application installing

Nicu Buculei nicu_fedora at
Thu Sep 9 11:28:27 UTC 2010

On 09/09/2010 01:24 PM, Alex Hudson wrote:
> A screenshot is marginally useful, but how do you give a good idea of
> how the font works in different weights, sizes, and with different text
> (particularly those fonts with good Unicode coverage)? I think it's
> sub-optimal to say the least.

You are going way to far here... for this purpose (normal users 
installing fonts) a PNG with the standard "The brown fox..." text in 
normal, bold and italic is enough.
Designers, who need the very last detail for a font before choosing it, 
can use a "font store" and download the TTF file in ~/.fonts

> What you really want is a font store which has functionality like this:

nicu :: ::

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