Are you looking to install font on your Ubuntu OS? There are certain cases or situations where you want to use a specific font type that is readily not available in your Ubuntu Operating System. In this tutorial, I will show you how to simply install a Microsoft font or a Google Web font that is of interest to you easily on your Ubuntu 16.10 or Ubuntu 16.04 or any other earlier versions of Ubuntu.
The KDE team recently announced the release of a feature update to its desktop software, KDE Plasma 5.5. This latest release comes with a hots of updates, bug fixes and features. With Plasma 5.5 a basic Wayland session is provided; The default font has switched to Noto a beautiful and free font which aims to support all languages with a harmonious look and feel. Highlights of KDE Plasma 5.5 Updated Breeze Plasma Theme The Breeze Plasma widget theme has been updated to make it more consistent.
Font Manager is intended to provide a way for average users to easily manage desktop fonts, without having to resort to command line tools or editing configuration files by hand. While designed primarily with the Gnome Desktop Environment in mind, it should work well with other Gtk+ desktop environments Features Preview installed fonts Compare installed fonts Easily install or remove fonts Easily activate and de-activate installed fonts Specify different directories to search for fonts Group fonts into “Collections”, and easily activate or de-activate groups of fonts Export “Collections” to an archive for easy backup, sharing, etc.
This is a quick step by step tutorial on how to install fonts in Ubuntu Desktop. The recently released Erik Spiekermann latest typeface font – Fira Sans 3.1 will be used as an example. This font comes in the following formats OTF/WOFF/EOT/TTF and available for direct download here Install Fira 3.1 Font – Download the font wget http://dev.carrois.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/downloads/fira_3_1/FiraSans3106.zip – Unzip font unzip fira_3_1/FiraSans3106.zip – Install Font for all users sudo mkdir -p /usr/share/fonts/truetype/FiraSans sudo mkdir -p /usr/share/fonts/opentype/FiraSans sudo cp FiraSans3106/WEB/*.