greek fonts and redhat-linux

Nikos Charonitakis frolix68 at
Sun Jan 19 16:45:34 EET 2003

apo to bug 73600

------- Additional Comment #9 From Havoc Pennington on
2002-12-24 17:27 -------

We'd certainly take changes to add greek support to
Sans-serif (or better, 
send the changes to Keith Packard for inclusion in
fontconfig - keithp at

My understanding was that we don't have any greek
fonts in the distribution, though.

------- Additional Comment #10 From Owen Taylor on
2003-01-16 16:04 -------

Note on the offtopic part:

(monotonic) Greek will work fine if you have the

The common set of free TrueType Greek fonts is:

 - Rather low quality outlines
 - Named using trademarked names
 - Of questionable origin

So it's not really shippable. I have some plans to
convert the
OmegaSerifGreek font we ship as part of TeX into a
usable form.

The FreeFront project
includes Greek, you might want to install that. (There
are some format
issues that make it undesirable for inclusion in Red Hat.)

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