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There is any good font editor for ubuntu? Like high-logic Font editor for win. I tried Doubletype, but not worked very well, and really outdated.

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up vote 11 down vote accepted

Though I haven't try it, You can try fontforge. It is available in the standard repository. Click the button to install:

Install via the software center

Or with this command:

sudo apt-get install fontforge

There is another front-end to fontforge. it is mensis. Install it with

sudo apt-get install mensis

Or using this link: Install mensis via software center

If apt-get says, no such packages, use this command to refresh package database

sudo apt-get update

See this excellent FAQ in the fontforge site at . And If you like reading good writings and have time to read the history of fontforge, I recommend you to read this excellent article too!

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Fontforge can do the job, but not user friendly, with better ui it can be a score! Thx for the answer, it was helpfull. – c001os Aug 2 '12 at 20:45
@c001os See the Faq link in my answer. I think, your query about better ui has an answer there already. Thanks. :) – Anwar Shah Aug 3 '12 at 8:39
Thy, but i can hardly say mensis is super user friendly :). But thx. – c001os Aug 31 '12 at 20:18

See also BirdFont it is available in the Ubuntu repository since Utopic.

Install with these command:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:birdfont-team/birdfont
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install birdfont

Newer versions can be installed from an upstream PPA.

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