fonts-droid-fallback - handheld device font with extensive style and language support (fallback)

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Distribution Debian 9 (Stretch)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename fonts-droid-fallback_6.0.1r16-1.1_all.deb
Package name fonts-droid-fallback
Package version 6.0.1r16
Package release 1.1
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Category fonts
License -
Maintainer Debian Fonts Task Force <>
Download size 1.72 MB
Installed size 7.17 MB
This package provides DroidSans Fallback variants, Fallback and
Each contains extensive character set coverage including
Western Europe, Eastern/Central Europe, Baltic, Cyrillic, Greek and
Turkish support. The Droid Sans regular font also includes support for
Arabic, Simplified and Traditional Chinese, Hebrew, Japanese, Korean and
Droid was designed by Ascender's Steve Matteson and hinted to provide
optimal quality for screen text.


Package Version Architecture Repository
fonts-droid-fallback_6.0.1r16-1.1_all.deb 6.0.1r16 all Debian Main
fonts-droid-fallback - - -


Name Value
dpkg >=


Name Value
fonts-droid << 1:6.0.0r26-1~


Type URL
Binary Package fonts-droid-fallback_6.0.1r16-1.1_all.deb
Source Package fonts-android

Install Howto

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




2017-02-16 - Cyril Brulebois <>
fonts-android (1:6.0.1r16-1.1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Switch from DroidSansFallbackFull.ttf to DroidSansFallback.ttf in the
fonts-android-udeb package, which fixes missing Korean glyphs for use
within the Debian Installer (Closes: #853921).
2016-02-13 - Vasudev Kamath <>
fonts-android (1:6.0.1r16-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Imported Upstream version 6.0.1r16
2016-01-10 - Vasudev Kamath <>
fonts-android (1:6.0.1r3-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Fix the Breaks and Replaces relation on fonts-droid version <<
Closes: bug#808109, Thanks to Simon McVite, Ralf Treinen.
* Add recommendation on fonts-noto-mono.
Closes: bug#810013, Thanks to Jonas Smedegaard.
(DroidSansMono got accidentally dropped from package at commit
2015-12-19 - Vasudev Kamath <>
fonts-android (1:6.0.1r3-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Imported Upstream version 6.0.1r3
* Update debian/control:
+ Fix the fonts-droid package version in Breaks and Conflicts relation.
Closes: bug#808109, Thanks to Ralf Treinen.
+ Update my email address in Uploaders field.
* Rename 69-droid-sans-fallback.conf to 65-droid-sansfallback.conf, drop
the monospace section and install it only for Ubuntu.
Closes: bug#789696, Thanks to Gunnar Hjalmarsson.
* Drop fonts-droid-fallback.links, we no longer need it.
2015-12-14 - Vasudev Kamath <>
fonts-android (1:6.0.0r26-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Imported Upstream version 6.0.0r26
+ Upstream no longer ships Droid fonts except, DroidSansFallback,
DroidSansFallbackFull and DroidSansMono.
* Drop fonts-droid package and introduce new fonts-droid-fallback.
* Drop fonts-roboto package, its now packaged separately.
* Install DroidSansFallbackFull as part of fonts-android-udeb.
* Fix fontconfig file to provide DroidSansMono as monospace variant.
Closes: bug#787149, Thanks to Mike Hommey.
* Update README.Debian on DroidSansFallback.ttf.
* Use Breaks and Replaces on fonts-droid <<
* Drop get-orig-source target, create-orig-source script.
* Bump debian/compat to 9.
* Bump debhelper dependency to >= 9. This is satisfied even in
2015-07-26 - Christian Perrier <>
fonts-android (1:4.4.4r2-7) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload
* Create fonts-android-udeb package for use by the Debian graphical
installer to cover CJK character ranges.
* Don't duplicate the Apache-2 license text in debian/copyright.
2014-12-28 - Christian Perrier <>
fonts-android (1:4.4.4r2-6) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload
[ Vasudev Kamath ]
* Increase priority of droid-sans-fallback.conf to 69 to avoid
overriding 65-nonlatin.conf.
Close: bug#772687, Thanks to Norbert Preining.
* Update maintscript to remove 65-droid-sans-fallback.conf during
2014-12-14 - Vasudev Kamath <>
fonts-android (1:4.4.4r2-5) unstable; urgency=medium
* Fix typo in maintscript, we never built fonts-android binary from this
source package.
Closes: bug#772457, Thanks to Niels Thykier.
2014-10-18 - Christian Perrier <>
fonts-android (1:4.4.4r2-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Team upload
* No longer use xz extreme compression for deb packages
* Move DroidSansFallback.ttf and DroidSansFallbackLegacy.ttf in
/usr/share/fonts-droid/truetype which is not monitored by
fontconfig, leaving DroidSansFallbackFull.ttf as the only
font file to provide "Droid Sans Fallback"
Closes: #762296
Thanks to Jonas Smedegaard and Gunnar Hjalmarsson for their
input about this issue.
* Use machine-readable copyright format
* Update Standards to 3.9.6 (checked)

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