David Robert Lewis (ethnopunk) ethnopunk at
Thu Feb 11 08:40:47 UTC 2010

Rev. Melissa Lane wrote:
> I downloaded a bunch of true type fonts and put them in a folder named 
> .fonts what would be the next step to take so that open office and 
> GIMP etc recognize them?
> Thank you,
> Rev. Melissa Lane 

I installed some macfonts recently and I had to do this:

1. Move macfonts folder to the /fonts directory:

$ sudo mv macfonts /usr/share/fonts/

2. Reload the font cache:

$ sudo fc-cache -f -v

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