xfonts-utils - X Window System font utility programs

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Repository Ubuntu Main amd64
Package name xfonts-utils
Package version 7.7+6
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 416 B
Download size 89.33 KB
Official Mirror archive.ubuntu.com
xfonts-utils provides a set of utility programs shipped with the X Window
System that are needed for font management.
The programs in this package include:
- bdftopcf, which converts BDF fonts to PCF fonts;
- bdftruncate and ucs2any, tools to generate fonts with various encodings
from ISO 10646-encoded fonts
- mkfontdir, a program to generate fonts.dir files;
- mkfontscale, a program to generate fonts.scale files;
- fonttosfnt, a program to wrap bitmap fonts in a sfnt (TrueType) wrapper.


Package Version Architecture Repository
xfonts-utils_7.7+6_i386.deb 7.7+6 i386 Ubuntu Main
xfonts-utils - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.14
libfontenc1 -
libfreetype6 >= 2.2.1
x11-common -
xfonts-encodings -
zlib1g >= 1:1.1.4


Type URL
Binary Package xfonts-utils_7.7+6_amd64.deb
Source Package xfonts-utils

Install Howto

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




2018-03-18 - Julien Cristau <jcristau@debian.org>
xfonts-utils (1:7.7+6) unstable; urgency=medium
* Add missing x11proto-fonts-dev build-dep.
2018-03-18 - Julien Cristau <jcristau@debian.org>
xfonts-utils (1:7.7+5) unstable; urgency=medium
* Add Adam Jackson's key in d/u/signing-key.asc.
* bdftopcf 1.1
+ drop libxfont1-dev build-dep
* Update packaging VCS URLs for move to salsa.
* mkfontscale 1.1.3
2016-11-23 - Emilio Pozuelo Monfort <pochu@debian.org>
xfonts-utils (1:7.7+4) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Julien Cristau ]
* Update Vcs-* control fields to https.
* Switch www.gnu.org and xorg.freedesktop.org URLs in packaging to https.
[ Andreas Boll ]
* Replace build-dep libxfont-dev with libxfont1-dev.
[ Emilio Pozuelo Monfort ]
* Upload to unstable.
2015-05-02 - Julien Cristau <jcristau@debian.org>
xfonts-utils (1:7.7+3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Let uscan verify tarball signatures.
* bdftopcf 1.0.5.
* font-util 1.3.1.
* mkfontscale 1.1.2.
* Bump debhelper compat level to 9.
* Bump x11proto-core-dev to 7.0.25.
2014-07-12 - Julien Cristau <jcristau@debian.org>
xfonts-utils (1:7.7+2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Delete no-longer-used debian/xsfbs/
* Restore quilt usage (no-op now, we don't have any patches).
* Remove Cyril from Uploaders.
* Allow parallel builds.
2013-12-25 - Julien Cristau <jcristau@debian.org>
xfonts-utils (1:7.7+1) unstable; urgency=medium
* bdftopcf 1.0.4
* mkfontscale 1.1.1
* Bump debhelper compat level to 7.
* Switch to dh with the autotools-dev addon; should give us updated
config.{guess,sub} (closes: #717842).
* Disable silent build rules.
2012-05-06 - Julien Cristau <jcristau@debian.org>
xfonts-utils (1:7.7~1) unstable; urgency=low
* font-util 1.3.0
* mkfontdir 1.0.7
* mkfontscale 1.1.0
* Drop dh_testroot from debian/rules clean.
* Move fontutil.pc to /usr/share/pkgconfig.
* Mark xfonts-utils Multi-arch: foreign.
2011-06-30 - Cyril Brulebois <kibi@debian.org>
xfonts-utils (1:7.6+1) unstable; urgency=low
* mkfontscale 1.0.9
* Update Uploaders list. Thanks, David & Brice!
* Wrap Depends/Replaces.
* Remove long obsolete Replaces.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.2 (no changes).
2010-11-16 - Cyril Brulebois <kibi@debian.org>
xfonts-utils (1:7.6~1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Julien Cristau ]
* Rename the build directory to not include DEB_BUILD_GNU_TYPE for no
good reason.  Thanks, Colin Watson!
* Remove myself from Uploaders
* New upstream releases (X11R7.6):
- bdftopcf 1.0.3
- font-util 1.2.0
- mkfontdir 1.0.6
- mkfontscale 1.0.8
* Update debian/copyright from upstream COPYING, drop DEP5 use.
[ Cyril Brulebois ]
* Add myself to Uploaders.
* Wrap build-deps.
* Add xutils-dev build-dep for new macros.
2009-12-25 - Julien Cristau <jcristau@debian.org>
xfonts-utils (1:7.5+2) unstable; urgency=low
[ Theppitak Karoonboonyanan ]
* update-font-alias: use an exclude file listing alias files we need to
ignore, which is to be used when font packages are removed
(closes: #543512).
[ Julien Cristau ]
* Set CPPFLAGS to -D_GNU_SOURCE for vasprintf (temporary, fixed in upstream
fonttosfnt git already).

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