Cannonical Design announced new fonts that will available in Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Merrkat. Then, they said the fonts will be made public on August 8th. Meanwhile, the Kubuntu-users mailing list gives notice that members of the ~kubuntu-users team on launchpad can now test the Ubuntu font which is currently in beta.
Ubuntu users go crazy. They create Launchpad accounts just to get access to this new font before August 8th.
Beats me. Yes, it is a nice font, I can admit that, but it’s just a font, isn’t it?
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