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Old 02-11-2014, 04:15 AM   #1
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problem with installing fonts


Hi every body
here is the things i did to install some new fonts using tutorial in "LPIC-1 Linux Professional Institute Certification" but they're not showing in libreoffice:
first i made a directory in my home directory and put new fonts in it and then running these to commands to make font.dir file :
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mkfontscale
mkfontdir
after that i put this address to my xorg.conf at section "Files" and rebooted the system :
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FontPath        "/home/aliali/Font"
 
Old 02-11-2014, 04:26 AM   #2
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depending on the Operating system
put the fonts in a "dot" folder
~/.fonts
that is a lowercase f in .fonts

dot files are hidden files and folders
then log out and log back in again
 
Old 02-11-2014, 04:29 AM   #3
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Hi,

Which distro are you using?

If you are using Centos, you should copy font at /usr/share/fonts and run the fc-cache -fv command to build font information.


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Yogesh
 
Old 02-11-2014, 04:49 AM   #4
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i have ubuntu 12.04
is the way i did is right ? i cane use GUI way but i wanted to learn terminal way
 
Old 02-11-2014, 05:00 AM   #5
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Since Buntu is based on Debian, it should be an easy procedure of copying or moving the sub-directory containing your founts into /etc/fonts and then setting the permissions to match the other sub-directories.
 
Old 02-11-2014, 09:10 AM   #6
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actually i wanted to learn that way of installing font since its one of the topics of LPIC1 ?
can any one help me with that way of installing font
 
  


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