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Old 09-12-2005, 02:39 AM   #1
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installing and managing fonts


can you tell me that how can i find any fonts of any languages and install and manage them. i am usin slackware linux

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Old 09-12-2005, 03:57 AM   #2
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Maybe this can get you started: http://www.homepages.lu/pu/beautiful.html.
As for font downloads, Google is your friend.
 
Old 09-12-2005, 06:48 AM   #3
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Quote:
Originally posted by uselpa
Maybe this can get you started: http://www.homepages.lu/pu/beautiful.html.
As for font downloads, Google is your friend.
Hey uselpa, the period "." was included in the link you posted and so wouldn't display the page. Here is the corrected link. BTW, never saw this particular page but that's the way I add my "other OS's" fonts to my Linux box. Works like a top. Also just recently discovered the DisplaySize thing for my xorg.conf file. Really helped with font rendering.

Later,
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Old 09-13-2005, 07:26 AM   #4
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I found this tutorial very useful:

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...icle&artid=310

I don't know about fonts under KDE because I don't use it

Richard
 
Old 09-13-2005, 07:54 AM   #5
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In KDE you can use the Control Center to install fonts.

In GNOME you can go to fonts:/// in the file manager and drag and drop fonts.
 
Old 09-13-2005, 07:58 AM   #6
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thanks for all. and how can i use another fonts for xpdf (ghostscript)
 
Old 09-13-2005, 08:21 AM   #7
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Take a look at my first post in this thread for installing truetype fonts for use with any DE or WM in Linux and other *NIX.
 
  


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