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Re: How best to install a TrueType font on Debian?



On Sat, 17 Mar 2001, Alan Chandler wrote:

> On Sat, 17 Mar 2001 00:13:46 -0500, you wrote:
> 
> >I have Xfree86 v4 already; I am running (almost) the latest unstable. Therefore
> >I do not use a separate TrueType font server. I guess then I am wondering what
> >the best Debian way is to install a new font. There are, if I remember
> >correctly, some TrueType-specific steps (something like ttmkfontdir before
> 
> Just add the font path to XF86Config-4 (in /etc/X11).  I just made a
> directory that matched the others but called ttype.  You need to
> create the fonts.dir file and the program you want for this is
> 
> ttmkfdir
> 
> I had to search the internet for it, and most sites point you at a
> german one that doesn't work.  However I eventually got a copy (can't
> remember where)
> 

I'm sure that this is in a debian package.  Just checked it's in fttools

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