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Old 03-08-2005, 11:42 AM   #1
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regarding fonts


hi,
I just downloaded some fonts in a zip file from linuxbox.com.it contains some ttf fonts now how to install them??
plz help me out
thanks in anticipation
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pranith.
 
Old 03-08-2005, 12:40 PM   #2
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Put the .ttf files in /usr/share/fonts, and they should be available.
 
Old 03-08-2005, 01:00 PM   #3
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the zipped folder doesnot contain any file named "fonts.cache-1" so how can it load them without it??
plz help me
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Old 03-08-2005, 01:17 PM   #4
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For ttf fonts install them in /usr/lib/X11/fonts/TTF/.
 
Old 03-08-2005, 01:39 PM   #5
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just put then anywhere you like
put the path to them in you x config
Section "Files"
FontPath "/"

move into their directory
mkfontscale &&
mkfontdir

put the directory they are in in /etc/fonts/local.conf
<dir> /// </dir>

then run
fc-cache

they should be there the next time yu start x
 
  


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