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Bug 176497 - suggestion: vista fonts package
Summary: suggestion: vista fonts package
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: [OLD] Unspecified (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: High enhancement (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Linux bug wranglers
Depends on:
Reported: 2007-04-29 20:15 UTC by Paweł Hajdan, Jr. (RETIRED)
Modified: 2010-08-17 12:12 UTC (History)
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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.