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Ubuntu for Non-Geeks, 4th Edition by Phil Bull, Rickford Grant

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Project 8C: Installing TrueType Fonts

Your Ubuntu system comes with a wide variety of very usable and, at least to my eyes, rather handsome TrueType fonts. However, these tend to be a bit on the conservative side of the aesthetic spectrum, and many users will want to add a few more distinctive fonts to the system repertoire. In my own case, I had this really cool idea of writing messages to my friend in old Scandinavian runes. (Of course, my friend wet-blanketed the idea, so it all came to naught. . . .)

You probably won't be interested in sending cryptic, runic messages to your friends, but you may want to print an award for an event using some sort of Gothic font, or you might be preparing a newsletter for the local chapter of your snail-breeders ...

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