fonts-deva-extra - Free fonts for Devanagari script

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Main amd64
Package filename fonts-deva-extra_3.0-3_all.deb
Package name fonts-deva-extra
Package version 3.0
Package release 3
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Category fonts
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <>
Download size 560.63 KB
Installed size 3.27 MB
This package provides free fonts for Devanagari script. This script is used by
languages such as Hindi, Kashmiri, Konkani, Marathi, Maithili, Nepali,
Sanskrit, and Sindhi languages.


Package Version Architecture Repository
fonts-deva-extra_3.0-3_all.deb 3.0 all Ubuntu Main
fonts-deva-extra - - -


Name Value
dpkg >= 1.15.6~
fonts-gargi -
fonts-sarai -


Name Value
ttf-devanagari-fonts -


Type URL
Binary Package fonts-deva-extra_3.0-3_all.deb
Source Package fonts-deva-extra

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install fonts-deva-extra deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install fonts-deva-extra




2014-11-12 - Kartik Mistry <>
fonts-deva-extra (3.0-3) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Vasudev Kamath ]
* Team upload.
* Add dependency on fonts-gargi and fonts-sarai to allow transition from
Wheezy to Jessie. After Jessie is released this needs to be demoted to
Recommends. Thanks to Adrian Bunk. (Closes: #713816, 711818).
* Add copyright information for samanta.ttf and 65-0-fonts-deva-extra.conf
[ Kartik Mistry ]
* Remove copyright for non-exist files.
2013-06-08 - Vasudev Kamath <>
fonts-deva-extra (3.0-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Use canonical anonscm.d.o URI's for Vcs-* fields.
* Marked the package as multi-arch foreign.
* Removed ./ prefix from debian/install it is not required.
* Fix the path to installation of 65-0-fonts-deva-extra.conf.
* Use absolute system path in debian/links.
* Upload to unstable.
2012-11-03 - Vasudev Kamath <>
fonts-deva-extra (3.0-1) experimental; urgency=low
* New Upstream Release:
+ Removed Gargi and Sarai fonts from this package as these fonts
now have valid upstream and will be packaged separately.
+ Switched to xz compression for source tarball to save space
* debian/control:
+ Added Recommends on fonts-gargi and fonts-sarai package as fontconfig
file uses those font names.
+ Bumped Standards-Version to 3.9.4, this didn't require any change to
the package
+ Added Pre-Depends on dpkg (>= 1.15.6~) to introduce xz compression for
deb files.
* debian/NEWS:
+ Added NEWS file indicating removal of Gargi and Sarai fonts from this
package and suggesting installation of new package
* debian/rules:
+ Removed boiler plate dh comments  from the rules file
+ dh_builddeb is overridden to introduce xz compression which can be safely
removed once dpkg 1.17 is release.
* debian/install:
+ Removed Gargi and Sarai font references.
2012-03-08 - Kartik Mistry <>
fonts-deva-extra (2.0-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Team upload.
* debian/control:
+ Updated Breaks: ttf-devanagari-fonts (<< 2:1.0)
* debian/install:
+ Removed empty lines.
2012-03-04 - Vasudev Kamath <>
fonts-deva-extra (2.0-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Team upload.
* This package is split from ttf-devanagari-fonts.

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