Installing Microsoft Fonts with Ubuntu

If you are Windows User and ever switch to Ubuntu platform, you might found the font from Ubuntu might make you faint when you read it either from the web browser or Open Office.

You might want to install Microsoft True Type fonts.

With Microsoft True Type fonts package, it is include with the fonts as below.

  • Andale Mono
  • Arial Black
  • Arial (Bold, Italic, Bold Italic)
  • Comic Sans MS (Bold)
  • Courier New (Bold, Italic, Bold Italic)
  • Georgia (Bold, Italic, Bold Italic)
  • Impact
  • Times New Roman (Bold, Italic, Bold Italic)
  • Trebuchet (Bold, Italic, Bold Italic)
  • Verdana (Bold, Italic, Bold Italic)
  • Webdings

To install Microsoft True Type font from Ubuntu, run the following command.

$sudo apt-get install msttcorefonts
$sudo fc-cache -fv

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