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|Full description=The '''GNU Font Utilities''' (a.k.a. Fontutils) create fonts for use with [[Ghostscript]] or TeX. They also contain general conversion programs and other utilities. Some of the programs in Fontutils include [https://www.gnu.org/software/fontutils/manual/0.7/fontu_100.html bpltobzr], [https://www.gnu.org/software/fontutils/manual/0.7/fontu_83.html bzrto], [https://www.gnu.org/software/fontutils/manual/0.7/fontu_53.html charspace], [https://www.gnu.org/software/fontutils/manual/0.7/fontu_46.html fontconvert], [https://www.gnu.org/software/fontutils/manual/0.7/fontu_121.html gsrenderfont], [https://www.gnu.org/software/fontutils/manual/0.7/fontu_34.html imageto], [https://www.gnu.org/software/fontutils/manual/0.7/fontu_41.html imgrotate]…  
 
|Full description=The '''GNU Font Utilities''' (a.k.a. Fontutils) create fonts for use with [[Ghostscript]] or TeX. They also contain general conversion programs and other utilities. Some of the programs in Fontutils include [https://www.gnu.org/software/fontutils/manual/0.7/fontu_100.html bpltobzr], [https://www.gnu.org/software/fontutils/manual/0.7/fontu_83.html bzrto], [https://www.gnu.org/software/fontutils/manual/0.7/fontu_53.html charspace], [https://www.gnu.org/software/fontutils/manual/0.7/fontu_46.html fontconvert], [https://www.gnu.org/software/fontutils/manual/0.7/fontu_121.html gsrenderfont], [https://www.gnu.org/software/fontutils/manual/0.7/fontu_34.html imageto], [https://www.gnu.org/software/fontutils/manual/0.7/fontu_41.html imgrotate]…  
  
The main purpose of these programs was to form a tool chain to generate Metafont or PostScript fonts from scanned images.
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The main purpose of these programs is to form a tool chain to generate Metafont or PostScript fonts from scanned images.
 
|Homepage URL=https://www.gnu.org/software/fontutils/
 
|Homepage URL=https://www.gnu.org/software/fontutils/
|User level=intermediate
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|Is High Priority Project=No
|Component programs=bpltobzr,bzrto,charspace,fontconvert,gsrenderfont,imageto,limn,and xbfe,libbzr.a,libgf.a,libpbm.a,libtfm.a,and libwidgets.a.
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|VCS checkout command=cvs -z3 -d:pserver:anonymous@cvs.savannah.gnu.org:/sources/fontutils co fontutils
|Computer languages=GNU C
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|Documentation note=https://www.gnu.org/software/fontutils/manual/
|Documentation note=User manpages and texinfo manual included.
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|Decommissioned or Obsolete=No
 
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|Donate=https://my.fsf.org/donate
An online manual for fontutils can also be found at: https://www.gnu.org/software/fontutils/manual/0.7/fontu_toc.html#SEC_Contents
 
|Accepts cryptocurrency donations=No
 
 
|Related projects=gv,netpbm,ghostscript,fontopia,freefont,unifont
 
|Related projects=gv,netpbm,ghostscript,fontopia,freefont,unifont
 
|Keywords=fonts,format,TeX,ghostscript
 
|Keywords=fonts,format,TeX,ghostscript
 
|Version identifier=0.7
 
|Version identifier=0.7
|Version date=2000-04-11
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|Version date=2000/04/02
 
|Version status=stable
 
|Version status=stable
|Version download=http://ftp.gnu.org/pub/gnu/fontutils/fontutils-0.7.tar.gz
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|Version download=https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/fontutils/fontutils-0.7.tar.gz
|Version comment=N.B. 0.7 stable released on 2000-04-11
 
 
|Last review by=Bendikker
 
|Last review by=Bendikker
|Last review date=2018/02/20
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|Last review date=2018/06/14
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
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|Submitted by=Database conversion
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|Submitted date=2011/04/12
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|User level=intermediate
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|Component programs=bpltobzr,bzrto,charspace,fontconvert,gsrenderfont,imageto,limn,and xbfe,libbzr.a,libgf.a,libpbm.a,libtfm.a,and libwidgets.a.
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|Accepts cryptocurrency donations=Yes
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|Test entry=No
 
|Is GNU=Yes
 
|Is GNU=Yes
 
|GNU package identifier=fontutils
 
|GNU package identifier=fontutils
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|License verified by=Genium
 
|License verified by=Genium
 
|License verified date=2017/01/17
 
|License verified date=2017/01/17
|License note=http://cvs.savannah.gnu.org/viewvc/fontutils/fontutils/COPYING?view=markup
 
 
}}
 
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{{Person
 
{{Person
 
|Real name=Adam M. Dutko
 
|Real name=Adam M. Dutko
 
|Role=Maintainer
 
|Role=Maintainer
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|Email=adutko@member.fsf.org
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}}
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{{Resource
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|Resource audience=Savannah (Ref)
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|Resource URL=https://savannah.gnu.org/projects/fontutils
 
}}
 
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{{Person
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{{Resource
|Real name=Karl Berry and Kathryn Hargreaves
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|Resource kind=VCS Repository Webview
|Role=Original Authors
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|Resource URL=https://cvs.savannah.gnu.org/viewvc/fontutils
 
}}
 
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{{Resource
 
{{Resource
|Resource audience=Bug Tracking,Support
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|Resource kind=Mailing List
|Resource kind=E-mail
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|Resource URL=https://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/fontutils-bugs
|Resource URL=mailto:bug-utils@gnu.org
 
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{Resource
 
{{Resource
|Resource audience=Help
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|Resource kind=Mailing List
|Resource kind=E-mail
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|Resource URL=https://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/gnu-system-discuss
|Resource URL=mailto:info-gnu@gnu.org
 
 
}}
 
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{{Resource
 
{{Resource
|Resource audience=Savannah (Ref)
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|Resource kind=Download
|Resource URL=https://savannah.gnu.org/projects/fontutils
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|Resource URL=https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/fontutils
 
}}
 
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{{Software category
 
{{Software category
 
|Interface=command-line, library, x-window-system
 
|Interface=command-line, library, x-window-system
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|Programming-language=C
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|Runs-on=GNU/Linux
 
|Text-creation=font-related
 
|Text-creation=font-related
 
|Use=text-creation
 
|Use=text-creation

Revision as of 16:34, 14 June 2018


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GNU Fontutils

https://www.gnu.org/software/fontutils/
Scanned image, bitmap, outline font manipulation.

The GNU Font Utilities (a.k.a. Fontutils) create fonts for use with Ghostscript or TeX. They also contain general conversion programs and other utilities. Some of the programs in Fontutils include bpltobzr, bzrto, charspace, fontconvert, gsrenderfont, imageto, imgrotate

The main purpose of these programs is to form a tool chain to generate Metafont or PostScript fonts from scanned images.





Licensing

License

Verified by

Verified on

Notes

Verified by

Genium

Verified on

17 January 2017




Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Adam M. Dutko Maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Downloadhttps://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/fontutils/
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/fontutils-bugs/
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/gnu-system-discuss/
Savannah (Ref)https://savannah.gnu.org/projects/fontutils/
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/fontutils-commits/
Generalhttps://savannah.gnu.org/people/
VCS Repository Webviewhttps://cvs.savannah.gnu.org/viewvc/fontutils/


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Weak prerequisiteX11 server
Weak prerequisiteX11R4 or R5 libraries (for programs which do online graphics)
Required to buildmake




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