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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.  


Paul A. Jungwirth.




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