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fc-list [options] [pattern] [element]

Part of the fontconfig system. Lists available fonts and font styles. The first argument will limit listed fonts to those matching the pattern, and the second displays the listed font attribute or element. To set the element argument without setting a pattern, use the : character to match all fonts. For example, fc-list : family will display all available fonts, with their font family information.



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