adding a TrueType font

uki ukaszg at
Tue Mar 19 16:00:29 UTC 2013

2013/3/19 Matthias Apitz <guru at>:
> I have a need for a very special font (which is used for the chars how
> they are teached to my son in school in first grade).
For such unusual fonts, or fonts that are not in package of some kind
I pu them into ~/.fonts and have the following in my .xinitrc (don't
know how that applies to gnome or kde):
  xset +fp $HOME/.fonts
  xset fp rehash

You might have to run mkfontdir if your ~/.fonts is not 'a font dir' yet.

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