Install Font from Google Web Fonts on Ubuntu Using a Simple Bash Script

Dmitri Popov

Productivity Sauce

Mar 07, 2011 GMT
Dmitri Popov

The Google Web Fonts repository contains an ever-growing collection of high-quality open source fonts which you easily embed into your Web site. But what if you want to use them on your desktop? A simple Bash script from Web Upd8 can do the trick. Fire up the terminal and run the following commands:

cd && wget http://webupd8.googlecode.com/files/install-google-fonts
chmod +x install-google-fonts
./install-google-fonts

Once the script has done its job, you can use the installed fonts on your machine. Nifty!

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