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[ SOLVED ] Help with fonts, please.
« on: August 13, 2013, 09:47:14 am »
I am currently using Vector Linux 7.0 as my operating system, and I recently tried to install some Windows True-Type Fonts unibg the following method:

copy your fonts to /usr/share/fonts/TTF then run fc-cache -f as root in terminal.
restart X

and what happened was that the fonts in question DO show up as being installed, the problem is that those fonts are unreadable, unless I log on as "root", in which case they function correctly, otherwise they show up as what looks like a string little empty squares when I go to preview them. Any suggestions as to how to go about resolving this issue? Thanks in advance.
« Last Edit: August 15, 2013, 06:09:03 am by Locator »

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Re: Help with fonts, please.
« Reply #1 on: August 13, 2013, 05:07:01 pm »
try fc-cache -fsv

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Re: Help with fonts, please.
« Reply #2 on: August 14, 2013, 12:01:11 pm »
Tried that - no change.
« Last Edit: August 14, 2013, 02:37:50 pm by Locator »

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Re: Help with fonts, please.
« Reply #3 on: August 14, 2013, 06:46:57 pm »
Shot in the dark:
chmod +r /usr/share/fonts/TTF/*

Should have copied that way normally, but who knows?
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Re: Help with fonts, please.
« Reply #4 on: August 15, 2013, 06:07:32 am »
Now it works, so THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!