open-font-design-toolkit - metapackage for open font design

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package name open-font-design-toolkit
Package version 1.1ubuntu1
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 27 B
Download size 3.87 KB
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This package provides all tools needed to design, adapt, improve and
hack on open fonts, including recommendations for the ones needed to
do font design in a collaborative manner using VCS (version control
A growing number of high-quality fonts are released under the Open Font
License (or similar recognized font-specific licenses) to allow distributing,
modifying, improving and branching by others including adding new glyphs and
smart behaviours, extending the Unicode coverage, improving hinting and
allowing new languages to be supported on the free desktop and, of course,
fixing bugs.
The various OFL'ed fonts are listed at and at
Further resources, tools and documentation about font design, writing systems
implementations and packaging can be found on these website from the open font
- the fontguide:
- the Debian fonts task force website:
- the Ubuntu fonts team website:
- the Fedora font SIG :
- SIL's Non-Roman Script Initiative website:
- the Open Font Library:
- the ScriptSource community website:


Package Version Architecture Repository
open-font-design-toolkit_1.1ubuntu1_all.deb 1.1ubuntu1 all Ubuntu Universe
open-font-design-toolkit - - -


Name Value
cl-zpb-ttf -
fondu -
fontforge -
fontforge-extras -
fontmatrix -
fonttools -
fontypython -
freetype2-demos -
ghostscript -
gimp -
gnome-specimen -
gozer -
gucharmap -
gwaterfall -
inkscape -
lcdf-typetools -
libfont-ttf-perl -
libfreetype6 -
libgif4 >= 4.1.6-6
libjpeg8 -
liblasi0 -
libotf0 -
libpng12-0 -
libspiro0 -
libtiff4 -
libuninameslist0 -
poppler-utils -
python-fontforge -
xgridfit -


Type URL
Binary Package open-font-design-toolkit_1.1ubuntu1_all.deb
Source Package open-font-design-toolkit

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install open-font-design-toolkit deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install open-font-design-toolkit



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