Re: importing Fonts : Windows to Fedora

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If you are working on a dual boot machine, you don't need to copy the
files. I did it simply setting up symbolic links. And anyway as long as
i have windows running, i even MIGHT have a license, am i wrong?

martin


Am Fr, den 12.12.2003 schrieb [email protected] um 23:09:
> Hi there,
> 
> SourceForge project mstcorefonts may be usefull to you. Beware that a font is
> copyrighted work, so it may be forbidden to copy some of them to Linux (or any
> other machine / OS)
> 
> []s, Fernando Lozano
> 
> 
> > > Hello all, 
> > > 
> > > i work on a dual boot WinXP/Fedora desktop.
> > > i know there is a possibility in importing fonts from Windows to Fedora or 
> > > other Linux, but i cannot find it using my doc and browsers ... 
> > > 
> > > 1. could somebody indicate me the operations to do ? 
> > 
> > That's what I've done to get my TrueType Windows Fonts available to X11
> > :
> > 
> > Just copied the fonts to the folder /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/TTF
> > with this copy, I get the fonts for OpenOffice and Gimp (i.e.) but they
> > are not present on Mozilla and cannot see them on Nautilus going to the
> > fonts:/// folder.
> > 
> > So, to get them on Mozilla or on the fonts:/// folder, I've created the
> > folder /usr/share/fonts/windows-fonts and copied again the fonts to this
> > folder. Then edited the file /usr/share/fonts/fonts.cache-1 to include
> > the following line:
> > 
> > "windows-fonts" 0 ".dir"
> > 
> > I don't know if it is the best way to install the windows fonts, but
> > this worked for me and I had no time to investagate more abuit it.
> > 
> > Hope this helps ... I'm newbie at linux and cannot help more by now.
> > 
> > Regards,
> > Jordi.
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
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