About installing TrueType Fonts
mmk9060 at aol.com
Tue Nov 13 11:45:34 UTC 2007
Stijn Hoop wrote:
> If you want to install it as a system font, you should copy the
> font into a system directory as root and then run 'fc-cache -fv' as
> root. You should not change the mode of the /var/cache/fontconfig
> If you want to install the font for your own use, you should put it in
> the .fonts subdirectory of your homedirectory, and then run 'fc-cache
> -fv' as your own user. You should still not change the mode of
> the /var/cache/fontconfig directory. Although the fc-cache utility might
> complain a bit, it's not an error, and your font should still work.
Now, why didn't fc-cache cache fonts and wasn't I able to use new fonts without changing permission?
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