199204Re: Font Creation [was: Xiis, my first writing system]
- Oct 19, 20132013-10-19 17:33, David McCann skrev:
> On Sat, 19 Oct 2013 15:51:28 +0200It's dead easy to install, which was my point.
> BPJ <bpj@...> wrote:
>> It's arguably easier to install an Ubuntu dual boot/virtual
>> machine than to install Cygwin -- and once you're done you'll use
>> Windows only for playing games! ;-) but you would still have to
>> build Fontforge yourself though, since the version in the
>> repositories is olden, and that's not altogether easy, at least
>> if you want all the bells and whistles.
> There are certainly many advantages to Linux (although I may be making
> a rash claim, as I've never had Windows). If you've created a font,
> it's easy to create a keyboard driver for it, for example.
> I wouldn't advise Ubunbtu, though, unless you like a GUI that makes
> your computer look as if it's turned into a phone. It also can be very
> hostile towards older hardware. Mint or PCLinuxOS are best for
> beginners (out of the 111 distros I've tried, at least!)
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