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Bug 176497

Summary: suggestion: vista fonts package
Product: Gentoo Linux Reporter: Paweł Hajdan, Jr. (RETIRED) <phajdan.jr>
Component: [OLD] UnspecifiedAssignee: Gentoo Linux bug wranglers <bug-wranglers>
Severity: enhancement    
Priority: High    
Version: unspecified   
Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---

Description Paweł Hajdan, Jr. (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2007-04-29 20:15:28 UTC
I don't know whether it's legal and possible, but it would be nice to have a vista fonts package (consolas etc.). These fonts can be downloaded with some MS viewer, but there is a separate pack, see below:

I downloaded the pack from
Comment 1 Łukasz Damentko (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2007-04-29 20:33:40 UTC
They are very nice fonts indeed. But the licence of Windows Vista says you can use them only with their system.
Comment 2 pavel sanda 2010-08-17 12:12:08 UTC
for the record vista-fonts.ebuild is flying over the net and overlays.