fonts

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Updated: 3 July 2005
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NAME

fonts

 

UTILITIES

xlsfonts
lists all the fonts on your system.
xlsfonts -ll -fn font-name
gives you detailed information about a font.
chkfontpath
RedHat utility for managing directories in the X font server's path.
ttmkfdir
creates an index of X font files in a directory for TrueType fonts.
mkfontdir
creates an index of X font files in a directory.
gnome-font-viewer
Shows what a font looks like.

To install new fonts (on Fedora Core 5), put them in a new directory in /usr/share/fonts/. Inside that directory, run ttmkfdir and then mkfontdir. Edit /etc/X11/fs/config and change the font path to include your directory. Finally, restart the font server.

 

AUTHOR

Paul Jungwirth  

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2006 Paul Jungwirth


 

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