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Re: ttf support under linux

i was rummaging around in the initscript for xfs on my rh7 machine and
sure enough i do see a reference to true type fonts. where do i stick new
fonts for xfs to load them as usable?

i've created


but neither seems to do the trick.
i'm not sure if i am reading from the correct sources on how to handle
fonts. the stuff i looked at on linuxdoc.org seems to be out of date.

On Sun, 25 Feb 2001, Jordan Bettis wrote:

> On Sun, Feb 25, 2001 at 02:07:22AM -0600, charles@lunarmedia.net wrote:
> > ttf isnt supported natively under linux. a fact that i am really having
> > difficulty dealing with.
> >
> > i've got ttf2pt1 compiled and running on my machine, however its having a
> > seriously hard time dealing with converting dingbat and other
> > non-essential fonts to type1.
> >
> > does anyone have insight into what the future of ttf support on linux will
> > be, or what other alternatives exist outside of ttf2pt1?
> I was under the understanding that XFree4.0 does natively. I'm not sure of
> that though as I haven't tried it myself, but it might be something to
> check out if that's a big thing for you.
> I do know that it can render fonts anti-aliased.

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