What are the permisions on the fonts?
When I install ttf fonts on linux - I put the fonts within /usr/share/fonts
for example - /usr/share/fonts/coreweb
That directory contains the MS core web fonts
That directory contains fonts I have bought.
The permissions on the fonts themselves are 444 (read only but readable by all users - chmod 444 *.ttf - assuming they are lower case extension. use chmod 444 *.TTF if they are capitalized)
Furthermore - and this may not be needed (I think the OS does it for you when you reboot - but I'm not positive), I enter the font directories (IE first the one containing MS fonts, and then the one containing the fonts I have purchased) and I run:
NOTICE the . after mkfontscale.
FINALLY - after all that - as root:
Then I either log out of X and log back in and they work, or I run fc-cache as my normal user (either way)
That always works for me.
I know that gnome and kde support installation of fonts on a per user basis, I think that's what you were trying to do by putting them in fonts:// (I think that puts them in ~/.fonts or something) - but I prefer to install ttf fonts systemwide - and the above recipe is how I accomplish that, it works well - and all my user accounts can access them.
Last edited by FunkyRes; 10-03-2004 at 08:48 AM.