Open Type Fonts : (For Linux)

For Linux

  • Install Instructions
  • Following is the procedure to install OT fonts in Linux (eg: Fedora Core 3)
    • Step 01. Download "Fonts.tar.gz" and save in a directory on your machine.
    • Step 02. Go to the directory in which you have saved the tar.gz file.
    • Step 03. Uncompress the tar.gz file
      $ tar -zxvf Fonts.tar.gz
      On uncompress you will get a new directory "Fonts".
    • Step 04 Make "Fonts" as working directory.
      $ cd ./Fonts
      Step 05. Login as root.
      $su
    • Step 06. Create a directory /usr/share/fonts/otfonts/ using following 
      command.
      $ mkdir /usr/share/fonts/otfonts
    • Step 07. Copy the TLOT font file in /usr/share/fonts/otfonts/
      $ cp *.ttf /usr/share/fonts/otfonts/
    • Step 08. Go to directory /usr/share/fonts/otfonts/
      $ cd /usr/share/fonts/otfonts
    • Step 09. Create fonts.scale
      $ ttmkfdir
      or
      $ /usr/sbin/ttmkfdir
    • Step 10. Create fonts.dir
      $ mkfontdir
    • Step 11. Add the path to X Font serve path
      $ chkfontpath --add /usr/share/fonts/otfonts/
      or
      $ /usr/sbin/chkfontpath --add /usr/share/fonts/otfonts/
    • Step 12. Update font information cache
      $ fc-cache
    • Step 13. Logout as root
      $ exit

            

 

 

  • System Requirement

1. Processor : Intel Celeron, P3 or P4
2. RAM : Minimum 128 MB , 256 MB Recommended
3. Hard Disk : Minimum 2 GB ( Installation needs 300MB )
4. OS : Fedora Core 3