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Old 04-09-2005, 04:04 PM   #1
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How do you install new TrueType fonts in Suse 9.2?

thanks for any help..
Old 04-09-2005, 04:30 PM   #2
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MS TTfonts can be installed via the online update. Other fonts can be installed from yast install/remove software option.
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hi ok, but say i have just a .ttf file and nothing else (no rpm, etc.) yast won't pick it up. what would i do then?
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copy ttf fonts to whatever foldr er in your ~/
open Control center -> System Administration -> Font installer press add fonts... -> and browse to the directory where you saved fonts

Gnome : don't know don't use it

copy fonts to
or whatever folder you create if it is not there already

add ttf font path to /etc/X11/xorg.conf (or XF86Config - depends what are you using: XFreee or Xorg)
run fontmap or restart X (not GUI)

I hope that it will help
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thanks that worked great
Old 04-20-2005, 11:31 PM   #6
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Hi there,

I am looking for an automated way to install Fonts system wide.
When I erased my last Suse 9.2 install,if I remember correctly, I could just click a ttf file and it would install.
Now I reinstalled and it does not work anymore.

Does anyone know how that works?
It was quite convenient and I can't seem to find what tool I might have been using.

Thanks for any help.

By the way, here is a nice link for fonts:


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