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Lohit Project Information :-
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Generating ttf from source file:
Note: If you have downloaded ttf tarball this step is not required.
1. Building ttf file with fontforge.
- Open .sfd file in Fontforge.
- Import .fea file using (File->Merge Feature Info)
- File-> Generate fonts.
2. Using Makefile (Recommended)
- In terminal change directory to lohit downloaded tarball and run
- $make ttf
- This will generate ttf.
3. Building webfonts
- Fedora users -> $yum install sfntly
- Check if your distro has sfntly, if not Download sfntly for building web fonts.
- Download "" from
- Go to java folder and run $ant
- Copy sfnttool.jar to /usr/share/java/
- $make woff eot
- This will generate webfonts.
4. $make all will generate all binaries.
Installing fonts:
Fedora or other linux distro
1. Using graphics user interface
- open ttf using gnome-font-viewer or kfontview
- click on install fonts
2. Using terminal
- copy font to /~.local/share/fonts
- run $fc-cache
- open gedit, it should be listed now
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