Add Microsoft True Type Fonts into Linux

If you are a regular user of windows and have switched to linux recently, then sure you are going to miss some important things from your windows machine. One such things is those beautiful fonts which you have used in windows.

Method 1:
For installing these fonts there various methods available one among them is as below,

* Install a Cab Extract Utility for Linux. Get it from http://www.cabextract.org.uk/
* Download the Latest msttcorefonts spec from http://corefonts.sourceforge.net/
* If you have RPM Build environment in your home directory, then go ahead with the command. rpmbuild -bb msttcorefonts-2.0-1.spec
* Install the newly built rpm using the following command rpm -ivh <>
* Once done, log off & log in or restart the xfs service using the command /sbin/service xfs reload

Method 2:
use RPM method,

* rpm -ivh msttcorefonts-2.0-1.noarch.rpm

You should be logged in as a super user or use sudo

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