[Fontconfig] Two questions for too many fonts and Fontypython

Lawrence D'Oliveiro ldo at geek-central.gen.nz
Sun Sep 10 08:45:08 UTC 2017

On Sun, 10 Sep 2017 10:26:05 +0200, Donn Ingle wrote:

> I don't suppose this is a fontconfig problem, per se, but more one
> for the gui people in GTK-etc-land.

Apps can certainly use Fontconfig to help with this, by creating
user-controlled configuration objects that only include fonts from
specified paths.

> Q2: How should I proceed with Fonty's basic mechanism? i.e. Should I
> continue to use "~/.fonts", or switch to "~/.local/share/fonts" or
> what?

~/.fonts is deprecated (do your bit to help reduce dotfile clutter!),
you should use ~/.local/share/fonts instead.

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