It's a well-known fact that X sucks hole for fonts, especially when it
comes to web browsers. Even the wonderful freetype module in X 4.* barely
scrapes the "adequate" mark (readable - but not pretty) when it comes to
displaying 'standard' web fonts such as Verdana and Arial.
Well, during my near-daily bout of throwing random words at
'apt-cache search' to see what will stick, I came across this...
msttcorefonts - Installer for Microsoft TrueType core fonts
apt-get install'ing it prompts you with a choice to either accept the
non-gpl licence they're under (boo, bow to the licence of slime, the
licence of filth, the licence of putresence!) and download the font packs
off Microsoft's website, or reject it, and sleep soundly, safe in the
knowledge that your machine is one package closer to achieving a state of
Galeon has never looked prettier.
I like that boulder . . . that is a nice boulder
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