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+
        3.  i can't remember, but i think you must have X running, also to
set the font path.

On Mon, 15 May 2000, Javier Hernandez wrote:

>>Date: Mon, 15 May 2000 10:53:51 +0200 (CEST)
>>From: Javier Hernandez <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>>To: Per Pettersson <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>>Subject: Re: Font question (newbie)
>>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.
>>Hi Per,
>>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.
>>I hope it works for your. It did for me.
>>Best regards,
>>Javi,         _____           [EMAIL PROTECTED]
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