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Old 05-07-2008, 11:25 AM   #1
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Where are the fonts files stored at in Linux. I am looking for the decker.ttf file but any will do.

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Old 05-07-2008, 11:56 AM   #2
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Where are the fonts files stored at in Linux.
They can be all over the place. If you are looking for a file, try the locate command:
locate *.ttf
 
Old 05-09-2008, 09:47 AM   #3
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hey HarryBoy,

linux usually does not have just one font directory like windows, which i consider one of the features of windows. there are many font directories.

if you want to know where your consolefonts are:
/usr/share/kbd/consolefonts/

should be pretty much the same on all distros but i am not sure. if not 'find' them:
find / -name consolefonts, or
find / | grep consolefonts

for the location of your X11 fonts see /etc/X11/xorg.conf. there's a section "Files". it lists the font paths. in my case:
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/local/"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/misc/"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi/:unscaled"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi/:unscaled"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/Type1/"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/CID/"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/Speedo/"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi/"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi/"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/cyrillic/"

OpenOffice (further OOo) however has it's own font dir in <OOoDir>/share/fonts/. the *.ttf's go in truetype/...you can add the fonts manually by copying them in <OOoDir>/share/fonts/ or you can use the spadmin program that comes with OOo. it's located in <OOoDir>/program/

cheers, vadkutya
 
  


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