Font Preview Programme?

Bob Snyder bob.snyder at
Wed Feb 4 19:50:39 CET 2009

Jon wrote:
> Hello Everyone!
> As a new user of xfce I miss some features I had under KDE 3 that I still have 
> on my main computer. I really like xfce on my laptop, but I got used to the 
> fact that if I click on a font file, a programme called "Font View" displays 
> a sample of the font. I could not find anything like that for xfce. What do 
> you do to preview a font? Do I have to install some Gnome packages? If so, 
> which ones?

It works exactly as you describe on my system. Of course you need to 
have kfontview and the KDE libraries on your Xfce system. Or, I guess 
you don't want that?

Bob S.

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