Re: X11 unicode fonts

From: Markus Kuhn (
Date: Thu Apr 13 2000 - 06:02:42 EDT

Viranga Ratnaike wrote on 2000-04-11 04:32 UTC:
> (2) What unicode fonts exist for X11 ?

Have a look at

where you will find various fonts and pointers to where you can get
them listed. The new ISO 10646-1 extensions of the -misc-fixed-* fonts
that come with XFree86 4.0 are for example available at

> Apologies if this is too off topic. Is there a more appropriate
> place to take these questions?

Should be fine here. For Linux/Unix specific questions about Unicode, there
is also the

mailing list, to which you can subscribe easily by sending the message
body "subscribe linux-utf8" to There is also the archive of the font mailing
list of XFree86, if you are interested in very technical discussions
related to Unicode fonts under X11.


Markus G. Kuhn, Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge, UK
Email: mkuhn at,  WWW: <>

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