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DejaVu Sans

The DejaVu fonts are derived from the Vera fonts and contain more characters and styles. Other implementations of the Vera fonts are the Bera Fonts.

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%% Another possibility is
%% \usepackage{dejavu}
%% which loads the DejaVu Serif and DejaVu Sans Mono fonts as well
\renewcommand*\familydefault{\sfdefault} %% Only if the base font of the document is to be sans serif

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Ligatures and German double s


Font implementation

DejaVu Sans is available as Type 1.
DejaVu Sans is available as OpenType or TrueType.

Part of TeX Live?

DejaVu Sans is part of TeX Live.

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