Installing fonts

Nils Kassube kassube at
Sat Jul 5 15:09:21 UTC 2008

Rick wrote:
> In earlier releases of Ubuntu, I had no trouble dropping fonts into a
> folder / directory and making the system recognize the change. In
> Kubuntu 8.04 there is a lovely interface for performing this function.
> Ubuntu 8.04 seems to have changed the rules of the game. The last time
> I checked, information sources do not explain the new rules. I have
> already added the
> sudo apt-get install msttcorefonts and
> sudo fc-cache -f -v.
> Just what must I do to add a bunch of fonts to the fonts repository on
> Ubuntu?

Maybe you can find an answer here: <>.


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