What it is:
Besides being a font editor, FontForge is also a font format
converter, and can convert among PostScript (ASCII & binary Type 1,
some Type 3s, some Type 0s), TrueType, and OpenType (Type2),
CID-keyed, SVG, CFF and multiple-master fonts.
This package also provides these programs and utilities:
fontimage – produce a font thumbnail image;
fontlint – checks the font for certain common errors;
sfddiff – compare two font files.
To know more about:
To install in Ubuntu:
sudo apt-get install fontforge