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Adding The Sans TTF to Fedora 9

Grab a copy of the "The Sans Classic" .ttf files (e.g., local copy) and stick the contents in


  root> cd /usr/local/share/fonts/UoM

  root> ttmkfdir -o fonts.scale

  root> mkfontdir
      # ...outputs "fonts.dir"

  root> cd /etc/X11/fontpath.d

  root> ln -s /usr/local/share/fonts/UoM uom-fonts

  root> fc-cache -fv
      # ...ensure this picks up uom-fonts...

  root> fc-list ":" family | grep -i the
  TheSans Plain
  TheSans SemiLight
  TheSans Bold
  TheSans SemiBold
  TheSans Light
The restart, e.g., Firefox, to ensure it picks up the new fonts.