On Sat, Mar 29, 2008, at 13:37:43 +1000, Da Rock wrote:
> On Fri, 2008-03-28 at 22:30 -0500, Mark Kane wrote:
> > Hi.
> > 
> > In addition to the fonts in ports you could also try a font site
> > like dafont.com. Just extract the .ttf file(s) into ~/.fonts/ and
> > restart your application.
> > 
> > Hope that helps,
> > 
> > -Mark
> 
> I wasn't aware of that. Don't they have to be registered with the font
> server though?

It has always just worked properly for me by adding them to ~/.fonts/
and restarting the application. The handbook section on fonts in Xorg
also seems to confirm this:

"all fonts in /usr/local/lib/X11/fonts/ as well as ~/.fonts/ are
already made available to Xft-aware applications."

http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/x-fonts.html

-Mark

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