fonts-cantarell - sans serif font family designed for on-screen readability

Property Value
Distribution Debian 9 (Stretch)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename fonts-cantarell_0.0.25-2_all.deb
Package name fonts-cantarell
Package version 0.0.25
Package release 2
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Category fonts made-of::font role::data x11::font
License -
Maintainer Debian Fonts Task Force <>
Download size 133.11 KB
Installed size 314.00 KB
The Cantarell font family is designed as a contemporary Humanist sans serif
and is particularly designed for on-screen reading on mobile devices at small
sizes, such as phones and tablets.
This is the open font officially chosen by default for the GNOME 3 desktop and
for Fedora branding materials.
Regular and bold weights are provided for now. Italics are planned.
Each font file currently contains 391 glyphs, and fully support the
following writing systems: Basic Latin, Western European, Catalan,
Baltic, Turkish, Central European, Dutch and Afrikaans.


Package Version Architecture Repository
fonts-cantarell_0.0.25-2_all.deb 0.0.25 all Debian Main
fonts-cantarell - - -


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fontconfig -


Type URL
Binary Package fonts-cantarell_0.0.25-2_all.deb
Source Package fonts-cantarell

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install fonts-cantarell deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install fonts-cantarell




2016-11-13 - Fabian Greffrath <>
fonts-cantarell (0.0.25-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Build-Depend on a recent enough version of fontforge.
* Remove all patches, not needed anymore.
* Bump debhelper compat to 10.
* Add Build-Depends on pkg-config.
2016-08-23 - Fabian Greffrath <>
fonts-cantarell (0.0.25-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Imported Upstream version 0.0.25 (Closes: #835154).
2016-05-06 - Raphaƫl Hertzog <>
fonts-cantarell (0.0.24-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload.
* New upstream version. Closes: #818964
* Fixes width of some accented characters. Closes: #822762, #822689
* debian/patches/build-with-old-fontforge.patch: disable
SelectGlyphsSplines() call to work with older version of fontforge
available in Debian.
* Update Standards-Version to 3.9.8.
* Update Vcs-Git and Vcs-Browser to use https URLs.
2016-01-24 - Fabian Greffrath <>
fonts-cantarell (0.0.21-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Imported Upstream version 0.0.21
2015-11-09 - Fabian Greffrath <>
fonts-cantarell ( unstable; urgency=medium
* Imported Upstream version
* Do not "touch src/*.sfd" in debian/rules anymore,
remove otf/*.otf instead.
2015-10-20 - Fabian Greffrath <>
fonts-cantarell ( unstable; urgency=medium
* Imported Upstream version (Closes: #802472)
2015-10-04 - Fabian Greffrath <>
fonts-cantarell (0.0.17-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Imported Upstream version 0.0.17
+ baseline and bluezone fixes for autohinter to produce valid hints
+ many glyphs adjusted for baseline and proper hinting
* Disable the patch to enforce auto-hinting for the time being.
2015-09-21 - Fabian Greffrath <>
fonts-cantarell (0.0.16-2) unstable; urgency=high
* Reportedly, Cantarell looks blurry when rendered with the CFF
engine enabled in freetype 2.6-1. As a work-around, force
auto-hinting in the fontconfig snippet (Closes: #798805).
* Clarify copyright of files in debian/*.
* Run "wrap-and-sort -asb".
* Update Uploaders field to my <> account.
* Bump debhelper compat to 9.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.6.
2014-09-28 - Christian Perrier <>
fonts-cantarell (0.0.16-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version. Closes: #762989
* debian/copyright: no need to specify that debian/* use the same license
as the font software. Tat also fixes a lintian warning, as the license short
name wasn't specified.
* Update Standards to 3.9.5 (checked)
2013-10-02 - Fabian Greffrath <>
fonts-cantarell (0.0.15-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Imported Upstream version 0.0.15
* Touch the source files instead of removing the font files.
* Bump Standards-Version: 3.9.4, no changes needed.

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