fonts-play - minimalistic sans serif typeface

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Distribution Debian 9 (Stretch)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename fonts-play_1.002+20111215.1+ds2-1_all.deb
Package name fonts-play
Package version 1.002+20111215.1+ds2
Package release 1
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Category fonts made-of::font role::data x11::font
License -
Maintainer Debian Fonts Task Force <>
Download size 174.64 KB
Installed size 733.00 KB
Play is a minimalistic sans serif typeface designed by Jonas Hecksher, Type
Director of Playtype™ Type Foundry. All letters in Play derive from the 'O' –
square and circular at the same time. Play is designed with large, open
counters, ample lowercase x-heights and a corporate, yet friendly appearance.
The combination of these qualities give Play both a high legibility and


Package Version Architecture Repository
fonts-play_1.002+20111215.1+ds2-1_all.deb 1.002+20111215.1+ds2 all Debian Main
fonts-play - - -


Name Value
dpkg >= 1.15.6~


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Binary Package fonts-play_1.002+20111215.1+ds2-1_all.deb
Source Package fonts-play

Install Howto

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




2012-02-28 - Martin Erik Werner <>
fonts-play (1.002+20111215.1+ds2-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Updated to build using separate googlefontdirectory-tools
* Standards-Version 3.9.3
- Set final DEP-5 Format: link
* debian/patches/fontfixes.patch
- Added patch with simple fontforge auto-fixes
2011-12-15 - Martin Erik Werner <>
fonts-play (1.002+20111215.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial release (Closes: #651244)
* Source taken from mercurial revision 1906:0fa8432f804a
* Font files rebuilt from .sfd sources
* Added debian/patches/makefiles.patch:
- Makefiles to build from sfd sources
* Added debian/patches/replace-usr-local-with-usr.patch

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