TypeCatcher: download and install free Google fonts

typecatcherGoogle has opened up around 624 fascinating webfonts. There are many filters to search the fonts in the official website.┬áCheck it out to try in your website or local machine for a new look and feel. However, the download option from the website is roundabout. To make things easier for you on Ubuntu use TypeCatcher. You can use it to preview, download and install the fonts directly to your local device. It’s pretty handy.

To install on Ubuntu:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:andrewsomething/typecatcher
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install typecatcher

Quick tip: Many of the fonts listed in Google Fonts can be downloaded from

To try free fonts on your website visit TypeWonder.

Webpage: TypeCatcher

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