The new font Roboto from Android 4.0 aka Ice Cream Sandwich Android 2.x or as a download for the desktopFiled under: Uncategorized;
This morning our time in Hong Kong was indeed introduced Android 4.0 aka Ice Cream Sandwich. In addition to numerous new gadgets, the surface has been significantly revised, this includes a new font. Instead Droid now Roboto is used, the new font is “modern, yet approachable” and his “emotional,” I will spare myself the PR blather translate, hear who wants more that can be even the first few minutes of the presentation view of Android 4.0. Nevertheless, who now wants to try the new font before, which can load the font from the net. With the Font Changer they may also on any current – albeit Rooted – install android.
The font is currently in her RootWiki form. The thread is linked in the first post a link to the rar-archive with the font. Loads the download archive unzipped, the two TTF fonts and loaded them into the folder. Font changer on the memory card of your mobile phone. Please pay attention to the period at the beginning of the folder names, he brings that Linux systems do not normally display the folder.
After the cake is
Actually eaten almost. Opens the Font Changer, click on the new Roboto font and says to the remaining queries yes and amen. The action is as I said, however, only be successful if you have root access on your phone. After a reboot of the phone then you should see the new font on your phone.
Who wants and likes, of course, the font used on the desktop, I'm on Ubuntu for just one folder ~ /. fonts created and then selected the font on the GNOME Tweak Tool. You can also optionally the font viewer font answered very well install the “correct”. However, I find the font on a cell phone removed significantly better than on the desktop, somehow she's been in my eyes just pulled too much in the air.
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