Finding fonts in code (c code that is)

Matthew Hawkins matt at
Wed Feb 12 13:31:47 EST 2003

Michael Still (mikal at wrote:
> Is there a standard way of finding all fonts on a linux box?

man 3 XListFonts
man 3 XQueryFont

GTK+ contains its own API's to deal with fonts (particularly GTK+ 2.x
where it uses pango for font stuff)

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