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Fonts that you download from the internet (ttf and otf files) can be installed and used in LibreOffice Writer and other programs by placing them in the /home/<your username>/.fonts directory. Though there's no need to muck around in a terminal or copy files around. If you double click on a font file in the file manager, Font Viewer will automatically ...
Need some fonts. sudo apt-get install xfonts-75dpi Then restart xorg. Save your file and work before, my openbox get an error during restart lxdm. Howto, see How can I restart x-server from the command line? Or, just restart your computer.
Copy the .ttf file and paste it inside ~/.fonts folder, ie /home/username/.fonts folder. Create one if you dont already have one. Now run sudo fc-cache -fv from a terminal. You should now be able to see the new fonts in your editor/application.
The script in that answer just downloads the font, moves it into the system's font directory and updates the cache. The relevant commands here are sudo mv Monaco_Linux.ttf /usr/share/fonts/truetype/custom/ and sudo fc-cache -f -v In order to remove the font, just delete it: sudo rm /usr/share/fonts/truetype/custom/Monaco_Linux.ttf If the font is not ...
LibreOffice will read all installed fonts in /usr/share/fonts/, which is where fonts packages will be installed by the Software Center (except if it is a LaTeX font package, but that's another history). Additionally, if you copy/download individual fonts, you can put them in your ~/.fonts/ folder (or double click on the font file and click the button ...
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