Package Details: sharpfonts 1-10

Git Clone URL: https://aur.archlinux.org/sharpfonts.git (read-only)
Package Base: sharpfonts
Description: Display sharp and clear fonts on Linux like on Windows XP
Upstream URL: http://support.mcsnet.ca/sharpfonts/
Licenses: unknown
Submitter: KroshKobel
Maintainer: KroshKobel
Last Packager: KroshKobel
Votes: 4
Popularity: 0.000001
First Submitted: 2015-08-20 19:28
Last Updated: 2016-09-24 08:06

Latest Comments

dreieck commented on 2018-11-27 19:25

Cannot download source:

==> Retrieving sources...
  -> Downloading sf-upd.tar.bz2...
--2018-11-27 20:23:26--  http://support.mcsnet.ca/sharpfonts/sf-upd.tar.bz2
Resolving support.mcsnet.ca (support.mcsnet.ca)... 66.112.179.7
Connecting to support.mcsnet.ca (support.mcsnet.ca)|66.112.179.7|:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 404 Not Found
2018-11-27 20:23:27 ERROR 404: Not Found.

==> ERROR: Failure while downloading http://support.mcsnet.ca/sharpfonts/sf-upd.tar.bz2
    Aborting...
==> ERROR: Makepkg was unable to build sharpfonts.

sirredbeard commented on 2018-07-08 23:49

URL listed as upstream URL is 404.

andronas commented on 2017-01-09 18:49

Firefox seems to override the settings for fonts like BitStream Vera and others. Is there a way to work around this?

KroshKobel commented on 2016-07-09 14:30

@Malvineous, done.

Malvineous commented on 2016-07-08 12:53

This package makes fonts look terrible with the latest freetype2 library, unless you set the environment variable FT2_SUBPIXEL_HINTING=0. Could this be added to the package?

See https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=188227