Specimen Font Viewer – A Font Previewer for Ubuntu

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Specimen Font Previewer is a utility to view the fonts available in a system. Fonts are typically stored at /usr/share/fonts/ as a font file and can be viewed using a font viewer.

This article is tested and updated for latest Ubuntu release – Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus)

Feature Highlights

Specimen Font Previewer is a very basic utility with below features:

  • List of all fonts available in the system
  • List of font preview
  • Configurable preview font size and color
  • Configurable foreground and background colors

Latest Version

Latest Version of Specimen Font Viewer is 0.4-8 and released on 5/4/2015. How to install guide is updated with details.

How to Install

To install in Ubuntu, click below link to install via Ubuntu Software Center:
apt://gnome-specimen

OR
You can download the latest deb files (for both 32 and 64 bit) from the official Launchpad site:
gnome-specimen_0.4-8_all.deb

Specimen Font Viewer Running in Ubuntu

Specimen Font Viewer Running in Ubuntu

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