Fonts Question...

albi at albi at
Wed Aug 24 08:55:08 GMT 2005

On Tue, 23 Aug 2005 04:05:02 -0500 (GMT-05:00)
Eric Murphy <eam404 at> wrote:

> When installing X fonts whats the best way to do this
> say I found a font I really like thats manily for windows ...the file is called XCELI.TTF
> So I figured I could go to /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/TTF and place the file there..then open ip xfontsel and have at it..
> This didnt my question is.. how do you install custem X fonts and can you use windows fonts?

you're using xorg ?
you have a ~/.fonts directory ?
if not, create it and copy fonts you want to use in there, and you
should be able to use them right away

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