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read font information cache files

see also : fc-cache - fc-list - fc-match - fc-pattern - fc-query - fc-scan


fc-cat [ -rvVh ] [ --recurse ] [ --verbose ] [ --version ] [ --help ]

[ [ fonts-cache-2-files ] [ dirs ] ... ]

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fc-cat reads the font information from cache files or related to font directories and emits it in ASCII form.


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


Recurse into subdirectories.


Be verbose.


Show summary of options.


Show version of the program and exit.

see also

fc-cache fc-list fc-match fc-pattern fc-query fc-scan

The fontconfig user’s guide, in HTML format: /usr/share/doc/fontconfig/fontconfig-user.html.


This manual page was written by Patrick Lam <plam[:at:]mit[:dot:]edu>.

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