i have deleted the default fonts in Ubuntu Desktop 10.10. IE, arial, verdana, etc. Does anyone know how I can get them back?
What you need is the msttcorefonts package.
sudo apt-get install msttcorefonts
Looks like I was able to answer my own question with a bit of guided research. You need the package:
Or command line instructions:
sudo apt-get install msttcorefonts sudo fc-cache -fv
This link explains in detail how to reinstall core fonts: