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Re: truetype installation help

Thanks for the hint! Can you believe it took me the WHOLE DAY to figure
this out: 'dpkg-reconfigure fontconfig'?


On Fri, 27 Feb 2004 20:02:11 -0500
"Nurnberg-LaZerte" <fwr@fwr.on.ca> wrote:

> ** Reply to message from Johannes Graumann <graumann@caltech.edu> on
> Fri, 27 Feb 2004 16:07:24 -0800
> >to get the fonts
> >http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/arabeyes/ae_fonts1_ttf_1.0.tar.bz2
> >and
> >http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/arabeyes/kacst_fonts_1.5.tar.bz2
> >installed
> Theoretically if the fonts are seen by fontconfig, OO should be able
> to use them. But I've had problems with otf and type1 fonts, where
> fontconfig registers them fine so Gnome and KDE and Mozilla see them
> just fine, but OO can't.  But I've never had a problem with TT fonts.
> First see that your method of registering the fonts with fontconfig is
> working. Use "fc-list | sort | less" to see if yours are available.
> Try gedit or kedit or something else in your desktop to further
> confirm that they are there. 
> If they are not available via fontconfig, it's not an OO problem.
> Either the fonts are unacceptable to fontconfig or your method of
> registering them is not working.
> Bruce L.

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