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Re: [solved] Defoma: How2 install type 1 fonts?

On Wed, 2007-08-08 at 16:00 -0700, Bill wrote:
> Hi folks,
> It's been some time now since I've used my old copy of 
> WordPerfect 8.0 Personal Edition for Linux. I usually use 
> the OpenOffice suite these days. 
> However, I've been looking to install more fonts for 
> OpenOffice and make them accessible to other programs like 
> Gimp and Inkscape through X and defoma. I recalled that my 
> WordPerfect disk had a fine selection of fonts (130). 
> They're quite accessible on disk but I'm not sure how to 
> install them. (Basically they are .afm and .pfb files for 
> Type 1 fonts.) 
> I'm sure there must be a way to install and access these 
> fonts on a current linux distro. But I sure can't find it. 
> Everything I google relates to the 8.1 version. 
> Can anyone help me out here? Basically what I think I need 
> to know is how to tell defoma about the fonts so that it 
> recognizes them. 
> What do I need to do to find peace and happiness and 
> achieve enlightment?

1. cp the fonts to /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/Type1
2. cd /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/Type1
3. update-fonts-scale ./
4. update-fonts-dir ./
5. fc-cache

This worked beautifully on Sarge. (yeah, yeah....)


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