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January 21st, 2009, 11:08 PM
I am fully aware that this is going to sound all kinds of special, but, where do I save font files to? Obviously with windows I just saved it into the font folder but that isn't usually the case with Ubuntu.

Thanks for any help.

January 21st, 2009, 11:10 PM
this should answer your question.

January 21st, 2009, 11:21 PM
Thankyou for that. Sorry, I was in a hurry and didn't look (not an excuse really I guess).

January 21st, 2009, 11:23 PM
thats completely fine :) good luck. glad i could help.

January 22nd, 2009, 12:10 AM
OK. So I had assumed it had worked as when I refreshed the cache it came up with the name of the folder I wanted and it said eight fonts found and all that jazz. BUT, when I go into Writer it isn't listed. Am I missing something obvious here?

January 22nd, 2009, 12:34 AM
are you looking under the name of the font? the fonts appear under the name of the font not the folder.

January 22nd, 2009, 12:40 AM
Yep, not there.

January 22nd, 2009, 12:41 AM
hmm. did you restart the program after you installed the fonts??

January 22nd, 2009, 01:06 AM

January 23rd, 2009, 06:45 PM
I've just realised the font I'm trying to add is an .otf file. Would this be a problem? If so, is there anyway to overcome this?

January 23rd, 2009, 06:57 PM
yes. you want a true type font, i believe (.ttf). i dont know how you'd convert from one to the other. try googling it.