Questions about Fonts (in particular: can I use M$ Windows True Type Fonts) with Linux Kubuntu?
pschulz01 at gmail.com
Mon Jul 28 03:29:17 BST 2008
To make a new TrueType font available in Ubuntu, just copy the ttf
file into a '.fonts' directory in your home directory. It them becomes
available to you in Inkscape, OpenOffice and (I assume) other Gnome
On Mon, Jul 28, 2008 at 11:21 AM, Peter Williams <pewtas at gmail.com> wrote:
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> Hi All,
> I have been looking at the About.com website and found lots and lots of info
> about Linux, and in particular:
> Optimal Use of Fonts on Linux
> But before I rush and install Linux software for managing Fonts, I'd like to
> ask ppl here:
> 1) What font manipulation (eg installing & viewing) software is BEST for me,
> in particular, I may want to self-publish some small 'chap-books'
> 2) What fonts are good with Desktop Publishing Software (for Linux).
> 3) What Desktop Publishing software will allow me to print A5 size
> chap-books on A4 paper. e.g. so that the A4 document can then be folded in
> into an A5 sized book. This simply requires that the A4 size document is
> printed with the number of pages being a multiply of four (4).
> 4) I have a number (2 or 3 dozen) public domain free Micro$oft Windows True
> Type (I think) fonts... these are on the "Download" page of my googlepages
> website. Actually, they've been on there for years. I'd really like to
> install some or all of these (in Linux Kubuntu). What is the best approach
> for me to go about doing this. I'd like to use my fonts with OpenOffice.org
> & also with Desktop publishing software and other programs too.
> Fond Regards,
> Peter Eric (aka 'pew') WILLIAMS
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