fonts-indic - Meta package to install all Indian language fonts

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Main amd64
Package filename fonts-indic_1.2_all.deb
Package name fonts-indic
Package version 1.2
Package release -
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Category metapackages
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <>
Download size 3.12 KB
Installed size 27.00 KB
This metapackage merely depends on the various free Indian language font
packages available in Debian. Use this if you want fonts for every Indian
The following metapackages will be pulled down as dependency which
will inturn pull down real font packages.
* fonts-beng
* fonts-deva
* fonts-gujr
* fonts-guru
* fonts-knda
* fonts-mlym
* fonts-orya
* fonts-pagu
* fonts-taml
* fonts-telu


Package Version Architecture Repository
fonts-indic_1.2_all.deb 1.2 all Ubuntu Main
fonts-indic - - -


Name Value
fonts-beng -
fonts-deva -
fonts-gujr -
fonts-guru -
fonts-knda -
fonts-mlym -
fonts-orya -
fonts-pagul -
fonts-taml -
fonts-telu -


Name Value
ttf-indic-fonts -


Type URL
Binary Package fonts-indic_1.2_all.deb
Source Package fonts-indic

Install Howto

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




2013-06-02 - Vasudev Kamath <>
fonts-indic (2:1.2) unstable; urgency=low
* New version is prepared.
* Bumped Standards-Version to 3.9.4, no change is required to the source
* Use canonical URL for Vcs-Git field and remove ;a=summary from the URL
for Vcs-Browser.
* Mark the package as multi-arch foreign to allow smooth installation on
multi-arch system.
* Drop the ttf-indic-fonts transitional dummy package.
* Improve the long description to mention which packages are installed
as dependency to this package.
2012-03-08 - Vasudev Kamath <>
fonts-indic (2:1.1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Kartik Mistry ]
* Team upload.
* debian/control:
+ Added Vcs-* fields.
+ Bumped debhelper > 8
* debian/README.Debian:
+ Fixed format, better wordings.
* debian/docs, debian/install:
+ Removed empty useless files.
* debian/rules:
+ Simple rules file using dh.
[ Vasudev Kamath ]
* debian/control
+ Updated Breaks: ttf-indic-fonts (<< 2:1.0) for correct upgrade
2012-03-04 - Debian-IN Team <>
fonts-indic (2:1.0) unstable; urgency=low
* This package replaces ttf-indic-fonts package and depends on all Indic
fonts-* packages.
* Added epoch to have better upgrade.
* Updated to Standards-Version 3.9.3, metapackages section.

See Also

Package Description
fonts-kacst-one_5.0+svn11846-7_all.deb TrueType font designed for Arabic language
fonts-kacst_2.01+mry-12_all.deb KACST free TrueType Arabic fonts
fonts-kalapi_1.0-2_all.deb Kalapi Gujarati Unicode font
fonts-khmeros-core_5.0-7ubuntu1_all.deb KhmerOS Unicode fonts for the Khmer language of Cambodia
fonts-khmeros_5.0-7ubuntu1_all.deb KhmerOS Unicode fonts for the Khmer language of Cambodia
fonts-knda_1.2_all.deb Meta package for Kannada fonts
fonts-lao_0.0.20060226-9_all.deb TrueType font for Lao language
fonts-lato_2.0-1_all.deb sans-serif typeface family font
fonts-liberation_1.07.4-1_all.deb Fonts with the same metrics as Times, Arial and Courier
fonts-lklug-sinhala_0.6-3_all.deb Unicode Sinhala font by Lanka Linux User Group
fonts-lmodern_2.004.5-1_all.deb OpenType fonts based on Computer Modern
fonts-lohit-beng-assamese_2.5.3-1_all.deb Lohit TrueType font for Assamese Language
fonts-lohit-beng-bengali_2.5.3-1_all.deb Lohit TrueType font for Bengali Language
fonts-lohit-deva_2.5.3-1_all.deb Lohit TrueType font for Devanagari script
fonts-lohit-gujr_2.92.2-1_all.deb Lohit TrueType font for Gujarati Language