Sunday, December 21, 2014

Installing a TTF Font

Step 1: Prepare your files
Uncompress your fonts (right click>Extract Here). 

Step 2: Now make a directory for your custom ttf fonts
in a terminal type:
sudo mkdir /usr/share/fonts/truetype/custom

Step 3: Put the ttf font into the folder your created
In a terminal type:
gksu nautilus (for ubuntu)
gksu thunar (for xubuntu)

This will bring up a nautilus/thunar window, navigate to /usr/share/fonts/truetype/custom and copy/paste your fonts into this folder.

Step 4: Rebuild your font cache
In a terminal type:
sudo fc-cache -f -v