Fonts, particularly helvetica

Alex Potter spambin at ap-consulting.co.uk
Sat Dec 4 19:22:02 PST 2004


Ken Moffat wrote:
  >
> Answering myself, as usual:
> 
> The instructions for adding ttf fonts are on the X Window System
> Components page of the book, but the two links there aren't worth the
> effort (bitstream vera replaces the freetype fonts, at least in X.org,
> and farting about with rpms to extract the M$ cab files isn't going to
> find helvetica).

If you have a valid Microsft license there are some useful fonts you can 
legally use if you still have the installation media.

The cabextract utility is able to extract them. rpm not required.

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Alex
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