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Old 05-22-2004, 05:27 PM   #1
Mortified Pengu
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Question Fonts ?

Hey there me again..

Since I became the best help in this forum and the most userfriendly one im going to ask another newbie questions.

I'd like to ask if there's a way to get fonts like ARIAL and other Microsoft Fonts for Linux (Fedora Core 2) Im using Mozilla 1.6. On some websites "also on this one" my fonts are strange I think it's the nimbus one or something like it..

Doesn't look very good so I want to use Arial or some other "usual" fonts for the www.
Is that possible ? if yes how ?

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Old 05-22-2004, 05:49 PM   #2
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If that doesn't help try:
Old 07-15-2004, 01:48 PM   #3
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I got it to work by copying the fonts to /usr/share/fonts, then running the fc-cache command.
Old 07-15-2004, 03:33 PM   #4
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Hello Mortified Pengu,

Arial isn't the only font. Verdana is excellent on websites, Bitstream, Nimbus, Lucida are very good too.

Fonts in general don't always look good in Linux but I think this can be improved though I'm unsure how.



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