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063. Can Linux Use True Type Fonts?




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This article is from the Frequently Asked Questions for Linux, the Free/Open Source UNIX-like operating system kernel that runs on many modern computer systems. Maintained by David C. Merrill with numerous contributions by others. (v1.0).

063. Can Linux Use True Type Fonts?

A: Yes. There are a number of True Type font servers for the X Window System. One of them is xfsft. Its home page is http://www.dcs.ed.ac.uk/home/jec/ programs/xfsft/. There are also instructions for configuration.

A: Another True Type font server is xfstt

A: People have reported success with other True Type font servers. There are links from the xfsft Home Page to them as well.

A: You can also compile True Type Font support into your X server directly. Again, refer to the xfsft Home Page for details.

A: Debian users should consult the TT-Debian-HOWTO.

 

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