freetype-freeworld - A free and portable font rendering engine

Property Value
Distribution Fedora 27
Repository RPM Fusion Free x86_64
Package name freetype-freeworld
Package version 2.8
Package release 4.fc27
Package architecture i686
Package type rpm
Installed size 882.19 KB
Download size 424.09 KB
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The FreeType engine is a free and portable font rendering
engine, developed to provide advanced font support for a variety of
platforms and environments. FreeType is a library which can open and
manages font files as well as efficiently load, hint and render
individual glyphs. FreeType is not a font server or a complete
text-rendering library.
This version is compiled with the patented subpixel rendering enabled.
It transparently overrides the system library using


Package Version Architecture Repository
freetype-freeworld-2.8-5.fc27.x86_64.rpm 2.8 x86_64 RPM Fusion Free Updates
freetype-freeworld-2.8-5.fc27.i686.rpm 2.8 i686 RPM Fusion Free Updates
freetype-freeworld-2.8-5.fc27.i686.rpm 2.8 i686 RPM Fusion Free Updates
freetype-freeworld-2.8-4.fc27.x86_64.rpm 2.8 x86_64 RPM Fusion Free
freetype-freeworld-2.8-4.fc27.i686.rpm 2.8 i686 RPM Fusion Free
freetype-freeworld - - -


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/etc/ -
/sbin/ldconfig - - - - - -
rtld(GNU_HASH) -


Name Value
config(freetype-freeworld) = 2.8-4.fc27
freetype-bytecode -
freetype-freeworld = 2.8-4.fc27
freetype-freeworld(x86-32) = 2.8-4.fc27
freetype-subpixel - -


Type URL
Binary Package freetype-freeworld-2.8-4.fc27.i686.rpm
Source Package freetype-freeworld-2.8-4.fc27.src.rpm

Install Howto

  1. Download latest rpmfusion-free-release-stable rpm from
  2. Install rpmfusion-free-release-stable rpm:
    # rpm -Uvh rpmfusion-free-release-stable*rpm
  3. Install freetype-freeworld rpm package:
    # dnf install freetype-freeworld




2017-08-31 - RPM Fusion Release Engineering <> - 2.8-4
- Rebuilt for
2017-06-06 - Kevin Kofler <> 2.8-3
- Add freetype-2.8-loop-counter.patch from Fedora freetype:
Adjust loop counter maximum for TrueType fonts (rh#1456585)
2017-05-28 - Kevin Kofler <> 2.8-2
- Add freetype-2.8-pcf-encoding.patch from Fedora freetype: Accept
ISO646.1991-IRV as a Unicode charmap in PCF and BDF drivers (rh#1451795)
2017-05-28 - Kevin Kofler <> 2.8-1
- Update to 2.8 (matches Fedora freetype, rh#1450581)
- Drop obsolete backported security patches
2017-05-04 - Kevin Kofler <> 2.7.1-5
- Add freetype-2.7.1-protect-flex-handling.patch from Fedora freetype:
Better protect `flex' handling (CVE-2017-8105, rh#1446501)
- Add freetype-2.7.1-safety-guard.patch from Fedora freetype:
Add safety guard (CVE-2017-8287, rh#1446074)
2017-04-10 - Kevin Kofler <> 2.7.1-4
- Drop freetype-2.7.1-linear-scaling.patch again as per rh#1437999 discussion
2017-04-05 - Kevin Kofler <> 2.7.1-3
- Add freetype-2.7.1-linear-scaling.patch from Fedora freetype (rh#1437999)
2017-03-19 - RPM Fusion Release Engineering <> - 2.7.1-2
- Rebuilt for
2017-01-19 - Kevin Kofler <> 2.7.1-1
- Update to 2.7.1 (matches Fedora freetype, rh#1409271, #4424)
- Drop obsolete freetype-2.7-valgrind.patch backport
2016-11-22 - Kevin Kofler <> 2.7-2
- Add freetype-2.7-valgrind.patch from Fedora freetype (rh#1395915)

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