On Mon, Aug 17, 1998 at 08:08:32AM +0000, Robert Wilderspin wrote: > On 15 Aug 98 09:13:51 GMT, email@example.com (Doug Thistlethwaite) > wrote: > > >I have been trying to dig up information on installing XFSTT on my > >upgraded HAMM system so my Netscape will look better. > > > >I downloaded the relavent dpkgs and everything seemed in install > >correctly. I looked in the DOC's area and there isn't much in the way > >of help to tell me what to do. > > > >Does anyone know of a set of instructions on installing XFSTT that they > >could send me? My main (probably only) goal for using it is to make > >Netscape easier to read on my little monitor. > > > >I saw some stuff saying that I would need to move some TT fonts from my > >Windoze systems to the Liinux, but I dodn't see anything that told me > >exactly want to move and where to move it. > > Here's something I saved from a post from weeks ago. I haven't > actually tried it myself (yet), but it may be of some use to you. > > "bring over the windows fonts and put them in /var/lib/ttfonts yikes no...ok package version 0.9.7 : /var/ttfonts latest packages of 0.9.9: /usr/share/fonts/truetype > then run xfstt --sync > then run xfstt & > then just edit XF86Config to include that font server and run X" bacsically yea :) add Fontpath "unix/7100" (for pre xfstt0.9.9-4 or so) or Fontpath "unix/7101" for the latest ones > I guess that the fonts would be "/windows/fonts/*.ttf". yes :) btw you can make directories under /var/ttfonts or /usr/share/fonts/truetype then the fonts will be in a group of the name of that dir I put all my windows ttf's in "winfonts" under that -Steve -- /* -- Stephen Carpenter <firstname.lastname@example.org> --- <email@example.com>------------ */ E-mail "Bumper Stickers": "A FREE America or a Drug-Free America: You can't have both!" "honk if you Love Linux"
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