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[SELF-SOLVED] Installing TTF fonts from local HD

Postby Ponny on Thu Jan 17, 2013 5:48 pm

Mijau

I have Linux Mint 13.
I was looking for a solution to this problem in all winds, but I can't fint nothing usefull.
I would like to install TTF fonts, from my local HD. But for all users - as root (admin).
I tried commands from Mint 9, but this two commands not working.

1. ttmkfdir
2. mkfontdir
both executed in dir. where copied new fonts
First command not found in Mint 13.

Font Manager from Mint repo seems to install fonts, and show them as installed, but then LibreOffice shows none of them in fonts window. Also after restart Mint.

I am verrrrry :cry:

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Re: Installing TTF fonts from local HD

Postby DrHu on Thu Jan 17, 2013 6:36 pm

For Libreoffice, you would have to set the fon directory (folder ) location or link to it
--you could just stick the fonts (ttf) in yoour hidden ( a dot file .fonts) in your /home directory: show hidden files under your file manager
    Just remember that a large list of fonts slows down a work processor in Linux as much as it would in windows
    --and how many fonts does one really need ?

Guide..check methods available, its just a file location problem
http://www.wikihow.com/Install-TrueType-Fonts-on-Ubuntu
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Re: Installing TTF fonts from local HD

Postby Ponny on Fri Jan 18, 2013 7:52 am

I need fonts for all programs and all users. :twisted: ..... :wink:
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Re: Installing TTF fonts from local HD

Postby Ponny on Fri Jan 18, 2013 10:00 am

Ihaha

I solved this priblem this way:

1. Install three fonts with Font-managaer (as user)
- installed fonts works
2. Move fresh installed fonts and files fonts.dir, fonts.scale from "/home/matic/.fonts/Library/w" to "/usr/share/fonts/truetype/w"
- after restart (for shure) still works. Tested in LibreOffice and InkScape.

I shall thanks to me for help to solve this problem

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Re: [SELF-SOLVED] Installing TTF fonts from local HD

Postby yonnie on Mon Feb 25, 2013 8:05 pm

Could you please indicate where this "font manager" is located?
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Re: [SELF-SOLVED] Installing TTF fonts from local HD

Postby Ponny on Wed Feb 27, 2013 4:14 pm

Font Manager..... font manager..... Aha, I found it. You have to install it first. Because font manager is not installed by default. After installation from repos, it is in Mint Menu, Graphic, Font Manager.
A little bit strange this. Why in group Graphic?


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Re: [SELF-SOLVED] Installing TTF fonts from local HD

Postby yonnie on Sun Mar 03, 2013 2:18 pm

thanks
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