Linux command to list out all installed fonts: fc-list

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fc-list lists fonts and styles available on the system using fontconfig. You can use fc-list to find out whether particular language font is installed or not. In this tutorial, I will show you how to list all installed fonts and also how to list installed fonts for a particular language in Unix-like systems.

To list all installed fonts that are available on your linux system, just run:

fc-list

Options:

This command follows the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options starting with two dashes (‘-‘). A summary of options is included below.

-v
Print verbose output of the whole font pattern for each match, or elements if any is provided.

-f

Format output according to the format specifier format.

-V

Show version of the program and exit.

-h

Show summary of options.

pattern
If this argument is set, only fonts matching pattern are displayed.
element
If set, the element property is displayed for matching fonts.

Sample output:

Linux command to list out all installed fonts: fc-list

Find particular installed fonts:

fc-list command also allows you to list installed fonts for a particular language.

To list of installed fonts for Spanish language, run the following command:

fc-list :lang=es

Sample output:

fc-list :lang=es

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