install various fonts in Ubuntu 9.04, 9.10, 10.04 and 10.10 following the next easy tutorial. If you want to install Microsoft Windows fonts, open your terminal (Applications/Accessories/Terminal) and enter:
For Red Hat Liberation fonts use this terminal line: (This fonts are already installed on Ubuntu 10.04)sudo apt-get install ttf-mscorefonts-installer
If you want to install any other fonts you can get from the net or use your font database follow this steps:sudo apt-get install ttf-liberation
- Go to your home folder
- Enable “Show Hidden Files” option from Nautilus View menu
- Then create new folder with name “.fonts” (with dot in front)
- Now in new folder copy all your true type fonts. If you want to copy your Windows fonts, you can find it in WINDOWS/Fonts folder.
- Now restart and new fonts will be in use.
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