fc-list - list available fonts

fc-list [ -vVh ] [ --verbose ] [ -f format | --format format ] [ -q | --quiet ] [ --version ] [ --help ] [ pattern [ element ... ] ]

fc-list lists fonts and styles available on the system for applications using fontconfig. If any elements are specified, only those are printed. Otherwise family and style are printed, unless verbose output is requested.

This program follows the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options starting with two dashes (`-'). A summary of options is included below.
-v --verbose
Print verbose output of the whole font pattern for each match, or elements if any is provided.
-f --format format
Format output according to the format specifier format.
-q --quiet
Suppress all normal output. returns 1 as the error code if no fonts matched.
-V --version
Show version of the program and exit.
-h --help
Show summary of options.
If this argument is set, only fonts matching pattern are displayed.
If set, the element property is displayed for matching fonts.

Lists all font faces.
fc-list :lang=hi
Lists font faces that cover Hindi.
fc-list : family style file spacing
Lists the filename and spacing value for each font face. ``:'' is an empty pattern that matches all fonts.

fc-match(1) FcFontList(3) FcPatternFormat(3) fc-cat(1) fc-cache(1) fc-pattern(1) fc-query(1) fc-scan(1)

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

This manual page was written by Keith Packard <keithp@keithp.com> and Josselin Mouette <joss@debian.org>.
28 June 2021