Sunday, 18 July 2010

How to install Foradian Rupee ttf Font in Linux

New Rupee Font works perfectly in Linux (Fedora 13. It should work on other flavours also).
Instructions for installing Rupee ttf file in Linux:
First of all Download the file from Foradian Blog.

For instructions on how to use this symbol you can get it from this blog http://blog.foradian.com/rupee-font-version-20

As root user from the command line
1. Create a directory with "mkdir /usr/share/fonts/default/TrueType/" (without quotes) if it does not exists.
2. Move the downloaded .ttf file to the above directory.
3. Issue this command ttmkfdir > fonts.dir
Thats it. Now open the " OpenOffice Writer" and Select the "Fordian Rupee" from the dropdown menu.
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