The fonts used by an application need to be available to every server that might display it. This chapter discusses the issues with using fonts, installing new fonts, and converting fonts from other formats. It also discusses the X11R5 font server.
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The number of fonts available under X11 is enormous, and there's no limit to adding more. Each size and orientation is treated as a different font. Furthermore, fonts are stored in several different formats, so the same font might be stored five different ways.
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