Add the multiverse in the /etc/apt/source.list

more..


# apt-get update && apt-get install msttcorefonts

more.. apt-get


# cd /usr/share/fonts/truetype/msttcorefonts/
# cp /media/hda1/windows/Fonts/*.ttc  .
# chmod 644 *.ttc
# cd .. && pwd
   /usr/share/fonts/truetype
#mkfontscale
#mkfontdir
# fc-cache -fv

more..fc-cache -f




Check the font by using gnome-font-viewer

fonts.dir contains a list of all fonts which are in the "msttcorefonts" directory.

http://docs.hp.com/en/B1171-90076/ch06s04.html
posted by citadel