Benaiah\’s Computer Experiences

May 12, 2008

Installing a True Type Font (.ttf) in Ubuntu

Filed under: fonts, install, Linux — Benaiah @ 7:51 am

Here is how to add a .ttf font in Ubuntu.

Open a terminal and change to the directory that contains the font:

Example: cd /home/username/Desktop

Copy the file to /usr/share/fonts and rebuild your font cache:

     cp font_name.ttf /usr/shar/fonts/font_name.ttf

     sudo fc-cache -f -v

The font should now be installed and available in your applications.

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