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How do I install the cleartype patch?


Preview builds are here:


I don’t know what that is.


I suppose it’s a patchset for freetype.

@beardedragon, please tell us exactly what you want to achieve.

Do you want a patched freetype like freetype2-ultimate5 or freetype2-cleartype from AUR?
In that case you don’t need testing.


First I crashed my system when I tried to download and install the following:

It took out nearly everything by removing cleartype 2.9.1 and most of my other system. Too many things to make it useful. That includes all of whisker menu, panel etc. I have stable, I duo boot stable and testing. I can reinstall stable, make it testing and go from there but stable does not have cleartype 2.9.1-1


I don’t even have that package on testing… this must be an AUR package (licensing issues)?

Well if you remove freetype2-cleartype, you must replace it with another freetype2.


Exactly what I did and crashed. See this and following in Testing-2018-11-05:


I have never tried it.

I ask before doing it.

With the same commands you can go from testing to stable?


You can always install freetype2-cleartype from AUR, regardless whether you’re on stable or testing.
I don’t know whether it works though. It’s AUR after all.

And please post a link to that forum thread instead of an image.


That is for mirrors. I think so. You can make it permanent by opening /etc/pacman-mirrors.conf and changing stable to testing, save and run “sudo pacman-mirrors -f0” then “sudo pacman -Syyu”



After asking the question, I realized that because of problems with package dependencies, it is not a good idea.

What I thought to do is move from Testing -> Stable.


Thank you.
As I said, use the AUR version until Arch gives green light for including it:
Switching to testing doesn’t help with that, because the package is not in testing either for the moment.


I know, hence my problem.
[bob@Manjaro-Testing ~]$ yaourt -S freetype2-cleartype

==> Downloading freetype2-cleartype PKGBUILD from AUR…
x 0001-Enable-table-validation-modules.patch
x 0002-Enable-infinality-subpixel-hinting.patch
x 0003-Enable-long-PCF-family-names.patch
x 0007-cleartype.patch
x freetype2.install
MarcinWieczorek commented on 2018-07-13 12:03

darkbasic commented on 2018-10-31 13:57

oxalin commented on 2018-10-31 14:03

ArchangeGabriel commented on 2018-10-31 14:07

MarcinWieczorek commented on 2018-10-31 23:14

freetype2-cleartype 2.9.1-1 (2018-05-23 09:11)
( Unsupported package: Potentially dangerous ! )
==> Edit PKGBUILD ? [Y/n] (“A” to abort)
==> ------------------------------------
==> n

==> freetype2-cleartype dependencies:

  • zlib (already installed)
  • bzip2 (already installed)
  • sh (already installed)
  • libpng (already installed)
  • harfbuzz (already installed)
  • libx11 (already installed) [makedepend]

==> freetype2-cleartype conflicts:

  • freetype2-2.9.1-1

==> Continue building freetype2-cleartype ? [Y/n]
==> ---------------------------------------------
==> y

==> Building and installing package
==> Making package: freetype2-cleartype 2.9.1-1 (Tue 06 Nov 2018 10:33:40 AM CST)
==> Checking runtime dependencies…
==> Checking buildtime dependencies…
==> Retrieving sources…
-> Downloading freetype-2.9.1.tar.bz2…
% Total % Received % Xferd Average Speed Time Time Time Current
Dload Upload Total Spent Left Speed
100 1881k 100 1881k 0 0 2252k 0 --:–:-- --:–:-- --:–:-- 2250k
-> Downloading freetype-2.9.1.tar.bz2.sig…
% Total % Received % Xferd Average Speed Time Time Time Current
Dload Upload Total Spent Left Speed
100 181 100 181 0 0 395 0 --:–:-- --:–:-- --:–:-- 394
-> Found 0001-Enable-table-validation-modules.patch
-> Found 0002-Enable-infinality-subpixel-hinting.patch
-> Found 0003-Enable-long-PCF-family-names.patch
-> Found 0007-cleartype.patch
-> Found
==> Validating source files with sha1sums…
freetype-2.9.1.tar.bz2 … Passed
freetype-2.9.1.tar.bz2.sig … Skipped
0001-Enable-table-validation-modules.patch … Passed
0002-Enable-infinality-subpixel-hinting.patch … Passed
0003-Enable-long-PCF-family-names.patch … Passed
0007-cleartype.patch … Passed … Passed
==> Verifying source file signatures with gpg…
freetype-2.9.1.tar.bz2 … FAILED (unknown public key C1A60EACE707FDA5)
==> ERROR: One or more PGP signatures could not be verified!
==> ERROR: Makepkg was unable to build freetype2-cleartype.
==> Restart building freetype2-cleartype ? [y/N]
==> --------------------------------------------
==> n
[bob@Manjaro-Testing ~]$


in terminal:
gpg --recv-key C1A60EACE707FDA5

then try again.


Crikey - this thread started with “where is the testing installer image” then went to “how do I install ClearType patches” to “how do I fix an AUR signature warning”.

Is this solved yet?


Working at it, I’ll let you know when. not LOL


Thanks, that worked! Solved.


FYI Solved.

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