[scribus] Launching with "scribus -fi"

Gregory Pittman gregp_ky at yahoo.com
Fri Oct 29 03:08:20 CEST 2010

On 10/28/2010 08:46 PM, John Jason Jordan wrote:
> One of the tidbits that I discovered while reading the Scribus manual
> was that launching Scribus from the command line with "scribus -fi"
> would list all installed fonts and duplicates. I have a lot of fonts
> installed on my Fedora 11 x86_64 computer, and I'm pretty sure I have
> at least a few duplicates. So I jumped at the opportunity to get a list
> of duplicates in order to do a little housecleaning.
> Unfortunately, although I made the terminal window as tall as I could,
> it listed too many and the top portion was cut off. However, there is
> an even bigger puzzle. In the list of duplicates I found dozens and
> dozens of lines like the following two (sorry about the word wrap in
> the e-mail):
> Loading font /home/jjj/.fonts/KozMinStd-ExtraLight.otf (found using
> fontconfig)
> Font /home/jjj/.fonts/KozMinStd-ExtraLight.otf(1) is
> duplicate of /home/jjj/.fonts/KozMinStd-ExtraLight.otf(1)

If you're using KDE or Gnome, try following the instructions in the 
manual about managing fonts (p 185-186). You also might try fontmatrix 
for font management.


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