Easily Download And Install Google Web Fonts In Ubuntu With TypeCatcher

TypeCatcher is an application that allows to easily browse, search, download and install fonts from the Google Web Fonts collection, which includes hundreds of open source fonts.”Google Fonts makes it quick and easy for everyone to use web fonts, including professional designers and developers. We believe that everyone should be able to bring quality typography [...]

How To Download And Install The Windows 8.1 Fonts In Ubuntu

If for whatever reason you need to use the latest Microsoft Windows 8.1 (or 8) fonts in Ubuntu, here’s how to download and install them.Installing the Windows 8.1 fonts in Ubuntu means you’ll get any new fonts that Microsoft included in the latest Windows Preview (like Segoe UI Black, Segoe UI Emoji and a few [...]

Install OpenJDK Patched With Font Fixes [Ubuntu PPA]

While working on the Infinality article, I’ve noticed that “slow”, who is behind the Infinality PPA for Ubuntu, maintains another PPA for OpenJDK7 which comes with a patch that improves the font rendering for Java / Swing applications in Linux.Using this patched OpenJDK, the font rendering for Java / Swing applications should look almost native [...]

Better Font Rendering In Linux With Infinality

Many of you have probably already heard of Infinality, but I’ve decided to write a post about it anyway, for those who aren’t familiar with it yet, because it greatly improves the font rendering on Linux.Infinality is a set of Freetype patches that try to provide an improved font rendering for Linux and also, to [...]

Latest Google Earth for Ubuntu 13.04/12.10/12.04/11.10/Linux Mint

Install Latest Google Earth in Ubuntu 13.04 Raring/Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal/Ubuntu 12.04 Precise/11.10/11.04/10.10/10.04/Linux Mint 14/13/12/11/10/9/Any Ubuntu based distribution Google Earth is a free application that allows users to fly from space to your neighborhood, search for schools, restaurants, parks and hotels, get driving directions, and much more. Google Earth puts a planet’s worth of imagery and [...]