fonts-liberation2 - Fonts with the same metrics as Times, Arial and Courier (v2)

Property Value
Distribution Debian 9 (Stretch)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename fonts-liberation2_2.00.1-3_all.deb
Package name fonts-liberation2
Package version 2.00.1
Package release 3
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Category fonts
License -
Maintainer Debian Fonts Task Force <>
Download size 1.39 MB
Installed size 4.13 MB
A set of serif, sans-serif and monospaced fonts from Red Hat with
exactly the same metrics as the (non-free) Microsoft Times, Arial
and Courier fonts, which implies those fonts can serve as a drop-in
replacement. The font family is named Liberation.


Package Version Architecture Repository
fonts-liberation2_2.00.1-3_all.deb 2.00.1 all Debian Main
fonts-liberation2 - - -


Type URL
Binary Package fonts-liberation2_2.00.1-3_all.deb
Source Package fonts-liberation2

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install fonts-liberation2 deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install fonts-liberation2




2016-09-14 - Fabian Greffrath <>
fonts-liberation2 (2.00.1-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Rename source and binary packages to fonts-liberation2 (Closes: #699322).
* Remove transitional ttf-liberation dummy package.
It is a binary package of src:fonts-liberation by now.
* Drop Breaks and Replaces against the ttf-liberation package.
* Add a debian/README.Debian file to explain this package's
relation to fonts-liberation.
2016-08-18 - Fabian Greffrath <>
fonts-liberation (2.00.1-2) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Holger Levsen ]
* Upload to unstable. (Closes: #699322)
* Bump Standards to 3.9.8, no changes.
[ Fabian Greffrath ]
* Remove "Recommends: fonts-liberation-sans-narrow", this package does
not exist (yet).
* Add back transitional ttf-liberation dummy package (Closes: #725646).
* Run "wrap-and-sort -asb".
* Apply all upstream GIT commits since the 2_00_1 tag.
* Update Uploaders field with my Debian e-mail address.
* Fix vcs-field-uses-insecure-uri lintian warning.
* Bump debhelper compat to 9.
2013-07-18 - Fabian Greffrath <>
fonts-liberation (2.00.1-1) experimental; urgency=low
* Imported Upstream version 2.00.1 (Closes: #699322).
+ Liberation Fonts from version 2.00.0 onward are based on Google Croscore
fonts (Arimo, Cousine, Tinos) to resolve long standing licensing problems
and also get more glyph coverage.
+ Current releases are licensed under the SIL Open Font License,
Version 1.1, but do not include the Liberation Sans Narrow font anymore
due to conflicting licenses.
* Fix Vcs-* fields in debian/control to point to the GIT repository,
thanks Christian Perrier!
* Mark binary packages Multi-Arch: foreign (Closes: #694864, #705178).
* Change Conflicts to Breaks: ttf-liberation (<< 1.07.0-2).
* Remove Build-Depends-Indep: zip, it's never been actually used at all.
* Remove all patches, they do not apply anymore.
* Add Build-Depends-Indep: fonttools for
* Remove transitional ttf-liberation dummy package.
* Add Recommends: fonts-liberation-sans-narrow.
* Remove obsolete Breaks and Replaces: ttf-liberation (<< 1.07.0-2).
* Update debian/copyright with the new upstream license terms
(SIL Open Font License Version 1.1).
2012-11-01 - Fabian Greffrath <>
fonts-liberation (1.07.2-6) unstable; urgency=low
* The fonts-liberation packages must not "Provides: ttf-liberation"
without actually providing the expected files (Closes: #689575).
2012-06-26 - Fabian Greffrath <>
fonts-liberation (1.07.2-5) unstable; urgency=medium
* bug-799384.patch actually also reverts bug-714191.patch
(introduced in 1.07.2-2), so fix that, too.
* Urgency inherited from the previous upload.
2012-06-25 - Fabian Greffrath <>
fonts-liberation (1.07.2-4) unstable; urgency=medium
* Remove the chunk of bug-799384.patch (introduced in 1.07.2-3)
that reverts bug-715309.patch (introduced in 1.07.2-1) and
thus reintroduces the hinting problem of Liberation Sans Bold
character "u" at particular point sizes (Closes: #678517).
* Raised urgency since this is a regression introduced in wheezy.
2012-06-05 - Fabian Greffrath <>
fonts-liberation (1.07.2-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Fix problems with glyphs Ѝ (U+040D) for Bulgarian language.
2012-02-28 - Fabian Greffrath <>
fonts-liberation (1.07.2-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Fix Glyph '1' not the same width as other numerals.

See Also

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fonts-lohit-mlym_2.5.4-1_all.deb Lohit TrueType font for Malayalam Language