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I tried the same commands and got the same results. $ printf "\u2318" | convert -size 100x100 label:@- \ -font unifont-Medium command.png ...
After a lot of searching, I did this, and it works (on Ubuntu Precise, other OS versions may have different package install commands). All the nedit FontStruct errors are gone. :) xlsfonts # Will show no fonts (or the wrong ones) xset q # Shows no font paths apt-cache search xfonts # Find them sudo apt-get install xfonts-traditional # install them # Answer ...
Have you tried ? fc-list | grep -i "media" Also give a try to fc-scan, fc-match
You need to add the font in the printer renderer as well. The correct folder for printer renderer font libraries is a tough bird to find, but looking through all of CUPS/Ghostscript/lpr configuration you'll find the place. The fonts might need reindexing and there are scripts for that in both CUPS and GS. Why Evince printed it out nicely is that with slight ...
First of all, you can just use Persian Fonts instead :-). As described Persian Script is an adaption of arabic script. To search for fonts which could match you can use: $ otfinfo -s FreeFarsi.ttf arab Arabic or for all fonts: $ otfinfo -s *.ttf *.otf FreeFarsi-BoldItalic.ttf:DFLT Default FreeFarsi-BoldItalic.ttf:arab Arabic ...
You could try a program like gnome-specimen which shows the text you choose rendered in the different fonts. If you en ter text with persian glyphs you should be able to locate a font that handles them: Image shamelessly stolen from @derobert's answer.
Fontmatrix (home page is dead, unfortunately) appears to be the best of the bunch. It supports filtering on a variety of attributes, tagging fonts, and has a nice comparison display. It takes forever to start up, at least the first time, as it collects all the font info into a SQLite database. It is in Debian. You can combine filters with either AND or OR, ...
font-manager allows you to make collections of fonts for manual categorization, etc. It also allows some searching, by font "type" which includes things like script, decorative, text, etc. It is in Debian. It has a compare feature that lets you compare multiple fonts with your choice of text. It also has a browse screen that shows all fonts at once (well, ...
gnome-specimen shows multiple fonts, but lacks any filtering (other than by name). It is in Debian:
Opcion font viewer is an open source program for viewing fonts. It is a Java jar, so it can be run with the following command: java -jar Opcion_v1.1.1.jar Project's SourceForge page However, AFAIK this is not available in the repositories.
Installing FbTerm was what I went with to get nice fonts in my CLI environment. It's a frame buffer terminal emulator (so no need for X org) that supports nice rendering of the same kinds of fonts you would use in a GUI.
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