- An open source font project based on Bitstream's vera fonts.
- A program for making large letters out of ordinary text; has font examples and a font database.
- An outline font editor. FontForge's user interface has been localized for:(English), Russian, Japanese, French, Italian, Spanish, Vietnamese, Greek, Simplified & Traditional Chinese, German, Polish, Ukrainian.This website itself has been translated into Japanese and the tutorial into traditional Chinese and German. Formerly called PfaEdit.
- A library for font customization and configuration.
- A Linux font manager for both the home user and design professional. This software has individual user accounts, which allows each user to activate different fonts on a per-project basis.
- A font manager for Linux. This handy utility enables users to find, view, and manage font files of all kinds.
Gentium - A Typeface for the Nations
- A typeface family designed for diverse ethnic groups who use the Latin script to produce readable, high-quality publications. Support for a wide range of Latin-based alphabets; includes glyphs that correspond to all the Latin ranges of Unicode. Licensed under the SIL Open Font License, a Free copyleft license for fonts.
Google Font Directory
- A directory of fonts for Cyrillic, Greek, Khmer, and Latin characters. All fonts in this directory are available for use on websites under an open source license and are served by Google servers. The Ubuntu font family is Included.
- Gucharmap is the GNOME character map, based on the Unicode character database.
KhmerOS - Khmer Software Initiative
- The purpose of the The KhmerOS Project is to ensure that all Cambodians have access to computers in their own language (Khmer); unicode font information, downloads of software in the Khmer language, forums, support, and blogs are available on this site.
- Free replacement fonts for Arial/Helvetica, Courier, and Times Roman.
Linux.com Article - "A Font Primer for Linux"
- An article about the different types of fonts (TrueType, OpenType, FreeType, Type 1, etc) and how these are incorporated on the Linux desktop. (2004) N.B.: The introductory overview is dated, but the details that follow are still quite useful today. (2009)
Luc Devroye's Font Pages
- Contains lots of information about fonts, including specialized fonts, fonts by country, metafonts, typography and research.
Opcion Font Viewer
- A free and open source font viewer written in Java. It allows the user to view both installed and uninstalled fonts which makes selecting the right font quick and easy.
Open Font Library
- The goal of this project is to collect free software fonts - those that may be used, changed and shared freely. It is a sister project to the Open Clip Art Library, and has released or hosted over 125 fonts. In mid-2010 this site was revamped and is in the process of migrating over all the existing fonts from the old site.
- Details of every unicode character there is.
- The best Unicode font site available; includes information about Unicode fonts, Unicode-enabled software, internationalization, and Unicode usability issues on free/libre/open source (FLOSS) operating systems.
Xft - the X Font Library
- A client-side font API for X applications; uses Fontconfig to select fonts and the X protocol for rendering them.