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If that doesn't help, you basically need to do the following:
Get the Microsoft truetype fonts from somewhere (in most countries it is not technically legal to grab them from C:\Windows\FONTS on a Windows machine and put them on a USB key...). The web core fonts used to be available directly from the Microsoft website and are now on SourceForge, but this requires getting cabextract working.
Make a directory to put them in, ie /usr/share/fonts/mscorefonts.
Copy the font files into the directory, and rebuild the font cache by running fc-cache.
Last edited by neonsignal; 02-07-2010 at 06:59 AM.