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How can I install the Times New Roman font? This video illustrates what I want to do, but I do not have the same options - I'm running Ubuntu 12.10.

I have also tried running the following from the terminal:

sudo apt-get install msttcorefonts
sudo apt-get install ttf-mscorefonts-installer

This is the message I receive:

Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
ttf-mscorefonts-installer is already the newest version.
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 4 not upgraded.

Any suggestions?

-Benjamin

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Your best bet may be the --reinstall option.

Force a reinstallation with:

sudo apt-get --reinstall install msttcorefonts

and

sudo apt-get --reinstall install ttf-mscorefonts-installer

which will force the preinst and postinst scipts that actually install the fonts to be re-run.

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That did it...thanks!! –  Benjamin Nov 1 '12 at 19:28
    
@Benjamin If this helped, please accept this answer with the checkmark to the left of it. –  hexafraction Nov 1 '12 at 19:38
    
This worked on my Ubuntu 12.04. I must remove and reinstall that package and reconfigure it. Now Times New Roman can be added into my Libreoffice. It works. –  Ade Malsasa Akbar Aug 2 at 3:41

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