Thursday, September 10, 2015

Installing fonts in Ubuntu & Lubuntu

Press Alt-F2 and type the following:

gksu pcmanfm /usr/share/fonts/truetype/
which will open a file manager in /usr/share/fonts/truetype/. Be careful, you're root in the file manager and therefore can delete anything.

Then just drag and drop your ttf(s) into that folder. Close your file manager to exit the root session.

Then open a terminal and run:

sudo fc-cache -f -v
to update the font cache.

As per: