How to add new fonts to your Linux system

Adding New Fonts to Your System

Installing Microsoft Fonts

sudo apt-get install ttf-mscorefonts-installer

 System-wide Installation

To install fonts to your system for use by all users, (as root) you can place the font files somewhere under /usr/share/fonts or /usr/share/fonts/truetype. Alternatively, if the fonts reside elsewhere on your system, as root, you can also link to the directory.

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