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Although designed with the GNOME desktop environment in mind, Font Manager (for Linux) should work well with most major desktop environments such as XFCE, Enlightenment, and even KDE, as long as PyGTK is available.

Font Manager currently allows the user to:

* Preview installed fonts
* Easily activate and de-activate installed fonts
* Specify different directories to search for fonts
* Group fonts into "Collections", and easily activate or de-activate groups of fonts
* Export "Collections" to an archive for easy backup, sharing, etc.
* Provides quick access to the users font folder so that font installation or removal can be done by drag and drop
* It can also display basic information about the selected font, detailed information if gnome-font-viewer is available


In the future Font Manager intends to allow the user to:

* Export "Collections" to a PDF "fontbook"
* Compare fonts

Download: Fedora 11 (.rpm) | Ubuntu 9.04, Linux Mint 7 .(deb package) | More info

You may also want to read about installing hundreds of free fonts in Ubuntu via repositories
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