Installing Fonts on KDE
A well chosen font is the perfect addition to your
Linux experience. KDE provides a number of tools
that help you cook up a really tasty alphabet soup
with very little effort.
Gone are the days when you
needed a degree in computer
science to install new fonts in
Linux. In fact, installing fonts in Linux
became child’s play when KDE went to
To install fonts in KDE, simply pop up
a Konqueror window by pressing
[Alt]+[F2] and typing konqueror, then
type the fonts:/ URL in the location box.
Now copy the fonts from any folder to
your Personal directory to make them
available to programs (see Figure 1).
There is no need to relaunch the GUI or
KDE. As an alternative, you can right
click and use the context menu to save
launching a second Konqueror window.
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