Open Source

Image: The DejaVu font

DejaVu is a font developed in open-source fashion, based on a Bitstream design called Vera. While work on Vera has largely stalled, DejaVu has become the default font for an Ubuntu version of Linux, and is in the running to become the default for Red Hat's Fedora.

DejaVu project

By Bill Detwiler

Bill Detwiler is Editor in Chief of TechRepublic and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop support specialist in the ...