Linux: How to List & Install Font


Linux (Ubuntu) font locations are at:

just copy your TrueType font (.ttf) into one of the dir.

Using gnome-font-viewer

linux gnome-font-viewer screenshot 2014-02-09
Linux gnome-font-viewer screenshot

or, you can launch a font viewer, by clicking on the ttf font or in terminal type sudo gnome-font-viewer fontfile.ttf then click the install button there. If you get error (possibly because a earlier version is already installed), then just manually copy the font to the dir as instructed above.

Clear Font Cache

In terminal, type sudo fc-cache -f -v to clear font cache.

Restart each app to use the new font. Or, relog.

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