fonts-nanum - Nanum Korean fonts

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Distribution Debian 9 (Stretch)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename fonts-nanum_20140930-1_all.deb
Package name fonts-nanum
Package version 20140930
Package release 1
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Category culture::korean fonts made-of::font role::data x11::font
License -
Maintainer Debian Fonts Task Force <>
Download size 8.29 MB
Installed size 24.15 MB
Nanum font families are Korean font families which are intended for
use on computer screens. These fonts are good with computer LCD
monitors because they have used rich hinting techniques like subpixel
This package contains commonly-used Korean font families.


Package Version Architecture Repository
fonts-nanum_20140930-1_all.deb 20140930 all Debian Main
fonts-nanum - - -


Name Value
dpkg >=


Name Value
ttf-nanum << 3.010-2


Type URL
Binary Package fonts-nanum_20140930-1_all.deb
Source Package fonts-nanum

Install Howto

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




2014-10-04 - Changwoo Ryu <>
fonts-nanum (20140930-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream version
* Limit NanumMyeongjo hintstyle up to "slight"
- It doesn't look good with stronger grid fitting.
* Add debian/README.source and debian/
- Describes how to update the upstream.
* Standards-Version: 3.9.6
2014-09-27 - Changwoo Ryu <>
fonts-nanum (20131007-6) unstable; urgency=medium
* Provide Korean replacement of Cantarell, the GNOME default font
- This setting might not be appropriate in a font package, but it
is much better than using firstly-found ugly Hangul font.
2014-09-21 - Changwoo Ryu <>
fonts-nanum (20131007-5) unstable; urgency=medium
* Switch to -8e xz compression level for binary package
- For this package, result size of -9e is the same as -8e, while
requiring 32 MiB additional space for decompression.
* Update and correct the copyright format
2014-05-10 - Changwoo Ryu <>
fonts-nanum (20131007-4) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Changwoo Ryu ]
* debian/90-fonts-nanum*.conf
- Use <accept> instead of <prefer> to define defaults for the MS/Apple
Korean fonts, for some users who installed those proprietary fonts
- Set Nanum Pen Script as default Korean font for "cursive".
* Move font configs to /usr/share/fontconfig/conf.avail/
2014-04-22 - Changwoo Ryu <>
fonts-nanum (20131007-3) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Changwoo Ryu ]
* debian/90-fonts-nanum*.conf
- Update font specific hinting settings
- Do not fallback to Un-fonts anymore. The current Nanum fonts have
enough glyphs.
- Set more defaults as Nanum fonts for the MS/Apple fonts and HTML/CSS
font face names.
- Update (extra)bold fonts style/weight workaround
* fonts-nanum-extra recommends fonts-nanum. The 'ExtraBold' fonts needs
settings in fonts-nanum.
* debian/check-config: development script for checking fontconfig
2014-04-16 - Changwoo Ryu <>
fonts-nanum (20131007-2) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Changwoo Ryu ]
* Force to disable autohint and enable hinting. These fonts look
reasonable only with hinting. Ubuntu 14.04 default should be
* Update the description to reflect the current font families and
2013-12-28 - Changwoo Ryu <>
fonts-nanum (20131007-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Changwoo Ryu ]
* New upstream version. 
- The upstream didn't set a version number on this release so we use
the release date.
- This release replaces fonts-nanum-gothic-light.
* Standards-Version: 3.9.5
2013-08-03 - Changwoo Ryu <>
fonts-nanum (3.020-3) unstable; urgency=low
[ Changwoo Ryu ]
* Build-Depends on dpkg >= 1.16.2 for dpkg-deb -Sextreme option
* Simplify fontconfig config
* Standards-Version: 3.9.4
* Add Multi-Arch: foreign
* Add comment-only debian/watch file
* Use Breaks: instead of Conflicts: for package transition
* Remove dummy transitional ttf-* packages
2012-10-06 - Changwoo Ryu <>
fonts-nanum (3.020-2) unstable; urgency=low
[ Changwoo Ryu ]
* Add Pre-Depends: dpkg (>= 1.15.6~) for xz compression
* debian/copyright: Fix a typo
* Remove the default Korean font settings
- fontconfig 2.9.0 already has them
* Use maintscript support in dh_installdeb, instead of writing sh script
in preinst by hand.
- {rm,mv}_conffile require Pre-Depends: dpkg (>=
* debian/copyright
- debian/* under GPL-3+
[ Andrew Starr-Bochicchio ]
* debian/90-fonts-nanum{-extra}.conf: (Closes: #686693)
- Update so that there are not multiple values within
test tags as Fontconfig warns that this is not supported.

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