Re: getting fonts to work

On Sun, Nov 04, 2001 at 05:20:17PM +0000, Michael Fothergill wrote:

> I tried to get some of Microsofts TrueType fonts working on my machine 
> running Red Hat 7.1....
> I basically have a directory in there with fontname.exe files that were 
> copied from the Microsft site.  They were meant for Windows users....  
> Should they work with linux as is or did I have to something with them 
> before I could use them??????

The .exe files won't work as is, but the fonts that they contain will
work just fine.  Depending on which set of compressed font files you
have, you should be able to extract the font files using either unzip
or cabextract.  See for locations.

-- John Kodis.

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