Google has opened up around 624 fascinating webfonts. There are many filters to search the fonts in the official website. Check 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.