How to Install Fonts in Ubuntu to be used in Gimp, LibreOffice


This tutorial will show how to install fonts in LibreOffice Write, Calc, Impress, GIMP etc.

Steps to Install Fonts in Linux

  • Download/ put your fonts in a folder.
  • Open your file manager as root.
  • Browse to the path
  • /usr/share/fonts
  • Copy the font to the appropriate folder. For this tutorial, the font is being copied is a truetype font (*.ttf) thus, we will copy it to /usr/share/fonts/truetype.
  • Font Copy

  • Open LibreOffice Writer or GIMP and open the Font Name drop-down. You can find your font is loaded and ready to use.
  • Font Loaded

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