Adding Fonts

Felix Miata mrmazda at
Thu Jun 30 21:04:35 BST 2011

On 2011/06/30 14:35 (GMT-0500) Billie Walsh composed:

> KDE 4.6.2
> Kubuntu 11.04

> For some reason my method of adding my collection of True Type and Open
> Type Fonts doesn't work.

> Usually I can just add them to the usr/share/fonts directory someplace
> and they work. They show in applications like Gimp but default to just a
> simple block letter. In fact over half the fonts "installed" by the
> system also don't show.

> I've tried installing them with System Settings>  Font Manager and
> Kfontview but that doesn't work either.

> What am I missing?

I don't know. However, if you only have one user configured that needs those 
fonts, just put them in ~./fonts. Simple.
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