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Unpackaged Open Font of the Week: Anonymous Pro

Anonymous Pro is a sans-serif monospaced font intended for use by programmers and in terminal applications. The character design takes special care to differentiate between commonly-confused characters such as O, 0, I, l, 1, ,, ., and so on. The font was created by Mark Simonson based off of some of his earlier work and … Continue reading

Unpackaged Open Font of the Week: m+ fonts

I’ve decided to try to feature one cool unpackaged-in-Fedora but freely-licensed font per week for the foreseeable future. There’s a couple of reasons I’d like to do this: To simply keep up with the freely-licensed font options available, and share them for other designers’ benefit. Since I last did a review of freely-licensed fonts in … Continue reading

Another Shameless Font Packaging Request

You know you want to package Beteckna Fonts for Fedora, right? You know you want to be or want to enable the next Barbara Kruger but in a totally free software / free-license way, right? Do the right thing. Package Beteckna today! — Cat photo from “Amakum-olan Mills” by rogerimp on Flickr under a Creative … Continue reading

New Openly-Licensed font: Rufscript

My friend Hiran Venugopalan, a very talented designer whom I met at last December, has just released a new GPL 3 font-exception licensed font called Rufscript. It’s a handwriting font that would be really useful for comic strips and maybe labeling photos for a scrapbook. What I really love about this font (besides how … Continue reading


Jason Kottke emailed me today to let me know he opened up his Silkscreen Font under the Open Font License today, and also uploaded it to the Open Font Library. The font only has Latin characters, but it’s a cool font because it’s usable in extremely small applications where other fonts aren’t legible at that … Continue reading