TTF fonts in XFree86

peter lageotakes plageotakes at
Tue Dec 23 05:16:20 PST 2003

I believe its the xset command. You have to have x
search its database for the new fonts.

xset fp rehash

The above should do the trick for you.

--- flux <flux at> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
>   I want to use TrueType font collection from MS
> Windows. I mounted my
> FAT32 partition on my FreeBSD box and copied all
> *.TTF files from
> C:\WINDOWS\Fonts to /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/TTF/
> directory. Then
> I added the following line into my
> /etc/X11R6/XF86Config:
> FontPath      "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/TTF/"
> and performed startx. The thing is, those TTF fonts
> are still
> unavailable and my WindowMaker doesn't see them as
> well. Would
> you please try to explain me what's wrong.
> Thank you.
> -- 
> Best regards,
>  flux                          mailto:flux at
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