How to Install TrueType Fonts on Ubuntu


How to Install TrueType Fonts on Ubuntu
00:01:00 Method 1 Getting Font Viewer Root Privileges to Install a Font
00:01:09 1 – Open a terminal window
00:01:18 2 – Type sudo gnome-font-viewer <path-to-font-file> and hit enter (replace <path-to-font-file> with the path to the font file you want to install!
00:01:42 3 – Enter your user password when prompted
00:01:52 4 – Click Install
00:02:05 Method 2 Automatically Install a Single Font
00:02:13 1 – Download a TrueType font
00:02:29 2 – Double click on the downloaded file
00:02:44 3 – Click Install Font in the lower right-hand corner
00:03:00 Method 3 Manually Install Multiple Fonts
00:03:08 1 – Download TrueType fonts
00:03:26 2 – Move your files to the ~/ Directory
00:03:47 3 – Go to Applications > Accessories > Terminal
00:04:03 4 – Type “cd /usr/local/share/fonts/truetype” without quotes into the command line
00:04:24 5 – Type “sudo mkdir myfonts” without quotes
00:04:46 6 – Type “cd myfonts” without quotes
00:05:01 7 – Type “sudo cp ~/fontnamettf .
00:05:29 8 – Type “sudo chown root fontnamettf”(or
.ttf) to change file owner to the root.
00:05:42 9 – Type “cd
00:06:02 Tips
00:06:36 Warnings

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