On Mon, 15 May 2000, Data Wizard wrote: > some errors i noticed: > 1. to sync xfstt, you use xfstt --sync, not xfstt sync. > 2. in order to add the new font path, the command is xset fp+ > unix/:7101. > 3. i can't remember, but i think you must have X running, also to > set the font path. I am sorry. You are wright. I copied it from my notes and I did it too fast... :-))) I am not sure about 3., because if you have X running you can not modify XF86Config, but you can have X running when doing steps 1 and 2. Best regards, > On Mon, 15 May 2000, Javier Hernandez wrote: > >>On Sun, 14 May 2000, Per Pettersson wrote: > >>> I have a newbie font question which I like to have solved. > >>> I want to install windos fonts (.ttf or something) but I havent figured it > >>> out yet by myself how to do that. I sincerely hope that someone knows this > >>> out there. > >>Basically to use windows ttf fonts you can follow the following steps: > >>1.- Install a True Type Font Server. I would suggest "xfstt". > >> I do not know which distribution are you using but you can find it > >>a freshmeat or any other of the popular packages places. > >>2.- Create a directory for copying your favourite TTF files. > >> (e.g. /usr/ttfonts) > >> I think it will possible to make a symlink of a Windows partition, > >>where the original files are located but I have not tried it yet. > >>3.- Run `xfstt sync` to load the fonts. > >>4.- Start xfstt in background: xfstt & > >>5.- xset +fp unix/:7100 (Set the X for the fonts) > >>6.- Add the following line to your /etc/XF86Config file, at the section > >> Files: FontPath "unix/:7100" > >>Then start the X, and Gimp. > >>After starting Gimp, you can go to the Text dialog box and see TTF there. Javi, _____ [EMAIL PROTECTED] | http://www.europa3.com/users/fjherna/ \_________(_)_________/ http://www.valux.org/ ____________!___!___!___________ Valencia(Spain) ======================================================================== Q: Do you know what the death rate around here is? A: One per person.