On Fri, 2010-10-01 at 09:13 +0200, bobdobbs wrote:

> I've got lots of fonts in quiet a few directories.
> I'm using a particular font in an image I'm editing. I want to
> discover the pathname of this font.
> It looks like the name of the font that gimp displays in the font text
> settings pane doesn't corrospond to the filename of the actual font,
> so the solution isn't as simple as navigating to my main font
> directory and grepping for it.
> Can gimp give me enough information on the font to allow me to find
> it?

No, but the tools that come with fontconfig can. There's the fc-list
command-line utility that can list all available fonts with their
filenames. Try "fc-list : family style file". For details see the
fc-list manual page.


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