Installing Liberation Fonts on Linux

“Red Hat recently released a set of free fonts designed to be a
metrically-exact replacement for the Microsoft Core TrueType fonts.
Installing fonts on Linux, however, has not always been the easiest
of tasks so Tectonic dug around a little to make a simple guide to
installing these, and other, fonts on most flavours of Linux.

“The first thing to do is get you hands on the fonts you want to
install. Red Hat’s Liberation fonts can be found here. These are
TrueType fonts so they will need to be installed in the appropriate


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