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Install True Type Fonts: Using a Font Server


You can add your own fonts and sharing them by putting them into /usr/local/share/fonts/truetype. You need to run a couple of commands to make them available to X:

  # cd /usr/local/share/fonts
  # mkdir truetype
  # chmod go+rx truetype
  # cd truetype
  # wget http://www.children2children.net/promos/fonts/kidprint.zip
  # unzip kidprint.zip
  # rm kidprint.zip
  # mkfontscale (or ttmkfdir -o fonts.scale ?????) 
  # mkfontdir

You need to add the path to the catalogue entry in /etc/X11/fs/config:

  /usr/local/share/fonts/truetype/

A couple of other paths that should also be included there for the defoma package managed fonts to be available are:

  /var/lib/defoma/x-ttcidfont-conf.d/dirs/CID/
  /var/lib/defoma/x-ttcidfont-conf.d/dirs/TrueType/


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