Install Google Web Fonts in Ubuntu 14.04 via TypeCatcher

May 28, 2014 — 2 Comments


TypeCatcher is a simple graphical tool that allows you to search, browse, and download Google web fonts for off-line use. You can preview fonts with adjustable size and text.




Install TypeCatcher:

This handy tool has been made into Ubuntu default repositories since 14.04 Trusty. So you can easily install it from Ubuntu Software Center. Or just click the link below:

Click to install TypeCatcher

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2 responses to Install Google Web Fonts in Ubuntu 14.04 via TypeCatcher

  1. Shamim Ahmed Laskar April 23, 2016 at 8:11 pm

    Sorry :( not working on Ubuntu 16.04

  2. Hi, just wanted to say to the above poster, Shamim:
    I recently installed 16.04 and also couldn’t get typecatcher to work.
    I was able to use the trusty “force” command to get it going…

    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:andrewsomething/typecatcher
    sudo apt-get install -f typecatcher

    Hope this helps you.

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