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Fonts Herd


1.  Project Description

The fonts herd maintains fonts packages in Portage. These largely reside in the media-fonts category. Some of the packages also have secondary maintainers, such as the gnome herd, because they are part of the core of another package.

2.  Developers

Developer Nickname Role
Peter Volkov pva Lead
Matsuu Takuto matsuu Member
Ben de Groot yngwin Member
Luca Barbato lu_zero X11

All developers can be reached by e-mail using

3.  Want to help?

If you want to get involved with improving Gentoo's font experience, we'd like to hear from you! The main thing you'll want to do is be active on Gentoo's Bugzilla. Also please join desktop project members in #gentoo-desktop on


Page updated 05 Apr 2013

Summary: The fonts herd maintains fonts packages in Portage.

Donnie Berkholz

Ben de Groot

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