fonts-farsiweb - free TrueType fonts for Persian language

Property Value
Distribution Debian 9 (Stretch)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename fonts-farsiweb_0.4.dfsg-12_all.deb
Package name fonts-farsiweb
Package version 0.4.dfsg
Package release 12
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Category culture::farsi fonts made-of::font role::data x11::font
Homepage -
License -
Maintainer Debian Fonts Task Force <>
Download size 108.42 KB
Installed size 294.00 KB
The package provides a standard set of Unicode Persian (Farsi) fonts, including
Titr, Nazli, Nazli Bold, and Homa.


Package Version Architecture Repository
fonts-farsiweb_0.4.dfsg-12_all.deb 0.4.dfsg all Debian Main
fonts-farsiweb - - -


Name Value
ttf-farsiweb << 0.4.dfsg-10


Type URL
Binary Package fonts-farsiweb_0.4.dfsg-12_all.deb
Source Package fonts-farsiweb

Install Howto

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




2013-08-23 - Christian Perrier <>
fonts-farsiweb (0.4.dfsg-12) unstable; urgency=low
* Update Standards to 3.9.4 (checked)
* Bump debhelper compatibility to 9
* Drop transitional package
* Add Multi-Arch: foreign field
* Use Breaks instead of Conflicts. Drop Provides as it is no
longer needed (installations should have transitioned since wheezy
and the package has anyway no reverse dependency.
* Use xz extreme compression for deb packages
* Use git for packaging: adapt Vcs-* fields
* Replace XC-Package-Type by Package-Type
* Explicitf GPL version in copyright
2011-10-08 - Christian Perrier <>
fonts-farsiweb (0.4.dfsg-11) unstable; urgency=low
* Add proper Replaces, Provides, Conflicts to handle smooth upgrades
after renaming
2011-08-26 - Christian Perrier <>
fonts-farsiweb (0.4.dfsg-10) unstable; urgency=low
* Team upload
* Rename source package to "fonts-farsiweb" to fit the Font
Packages Naming Policy.
* Bump Standards to 3.9.2 (checked)
* Minor rewrite of package description to make it fit the
Developer's Reference recommendations and including "Persian" in the
* Change fonts install directory from
usr/share/fonts/truetype/ttf-farsiweb to
* Drop defoma transition code and therefore drop preinst script.
2009-12-01 - Christian Perrier <>
ttf-farsiweb (0.4.dfsg-9) unstable; urgency=low
* Change the logic in preinst script to be really sure that we
remove the defoma hints file
2009-11-22 - Christian Perrier <>
ttf-farsiweb (0.4.dfsg-8) unstable; urgency=low
* Rebuild with new defoma to avoid #557321
* Drop README.source as it is useless with 3.0 source format packages
* Drop defoma use
2009-11-20 - Christian Perrier <>
ttf-farsiweb (0.4.dfsg-7) unstable; urgency=low
* Bump standards to 3.8.3 (checked)
* Add README.source
* Set section to fonts
* Set Maintainer to the fonts team
* Bump debhelper compatibility to 7
* Completely switch to debhelper 7, with a minimal rules file
* No longer use CDBS
* Add ${misc:Depends} to binary packages dependencies to properly
cope with dependencies added by debhelper utilities
* Switch to 3.0 (quilt) source format
2007-01-05 - Lior Kaplan <>
ttf-farsiweb (0.4.dfsg-6) unstable; urgency=low
* Rename "Nazli Bold" to "Nazli-Bold" in defoma hints file to workaround 
defoma errors from the vflib3 defoma script. (Closes: #319951)
2006-11-18 - Lior Kaplan <>
ttf-farsiweb (0.4.dfsg-5) unstable; urgency=low
* New Maintainer: Debian Arabic Packaging Team.
- Thanks to Christian Perrier for his work on this package.
* Clarify issues about the fonts license, as not all fonts from upstream
are included in this package (4 out of 10 fonts). (Closes: #376686)
- Add README.Debian with info about this.
- Mention the this issue in debian/copyright.
- Add dfsg to the version to mark the difference from upstream.
* Remove the ttf-farsiweb.hints manual entry from conffiles, as it is auto 
generated by dh_installdeb.
2006-07-02 - Christian Perrier <>
ttf-farsiweb (0.4-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Include a more complete copyright file with correct information about
the GPL
* Add nazlib.ttf to the udeb. Closes: #376341
* Bump Standards to
* Move cdbs and debhelper to Build-Depends as they're needed for the clean
2006-03-05 - Christian Perrier <>
ttf-farsiweb (0.4-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Switch to cdbs and considerably simplify debian/rules

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