View Full Version : [ubuntu] Quickest way to get MAC fonts (Lucida Grande and more) for Ubuntu (GNOME)
July 22nd, 2009, 02:49 PM
Copy/paste these commands:
tar zxvf macfonts.tar.gz
sudo mv macfonts /usr/share/fonts/
sudo fc-cache -f -v
MAC fonts are now installed:
Now change the default system fonts
+ Right click on your Desktop
+ Change Desktop Backround
+ Click on Fonts and select those you like
July 22nd, 2009, 11:13 PM
And for possible fonts to use, see attached. Have fun.
October 5th, 2009, 03:50 PM
Thanks a ton. That saved me a lot of time.
I am a mac user, but in office I use Ubuntu via VBox on a Win XP machine.
Lucida Grande is my favorite text font.
August 22nd, 2010, 05:29 PM
sorry lads is there any chance to pop up them fonts again.
or explain how to download them because there is an error 403: FORBIDDEN
February 17th, 2012, 03:15 PM
like this... thanks for sharing... :KS:KS:KS
July 10th, 2012, 05:12 AM
Anyone else that installed these have trouble with the Lucida Mac font? Everything works fine except all numbers do not have the same bolded, defined look.
July 10th, 2012, 07:24 AM
Has anyone experienced the following problem???
--2012-07-10 16:21:51-- http://ubuntu-debs.googlecode.com/files/macfonts.tar.gz
Resolving ubuntu-debs.googlecode.com (ubuntu-debs.googlecode.com)... 126.96.36.199, 2404:6800:4008:c01::52
Connecting to ubuntu-debs.googlecode.com (ubuntu-debs.googlecode.com)|188.8.131.52|:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 403 Forbidden
2012-07-10 16:21:52 ERROR 403: Forbidden.
Have they blocked access?
July 10th, 2012, 07:38 AM
same here 403 forbidden..
July 10th, 2012, 05:20 PM
Try Mirror 1 here: http://www.webupd8.org/2010/06/how-to-install-apple-mac-osx-fonts-in.html
With that, this old thread is closed.
January 21st, 2013, 06:23 PM
Look for it here: https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B7lHOGlpWanGSDFpbHZJUy1mNFk/edit. I shall keep it as long as I can.
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