Arch Linux How to Install Fonts
Installing fonts on Arch Linux is easy. There are multiple different ways that you would normally do this.
You can install fonts with Pacman easily.
Search for fonts in the repo like this:
pacman -Ss font pacman -Ss ttf
Install fonts like this:
sudo pacman -S ttf-dejavu ttf-liberation noto-fonts
You can also just manually place fonts here if you want them to be installed system wide:
Or here if you want them to only be accessible to one user:
Everyone will need to be able to read the fonts. Give them the correct permissions.
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You may need to run the following:
To give Xserver direct access to the fonts you will want to add a FontPath entry to your Xorg config file. This will be one of the following:
Apple fonts may come in dmg format. They can be unpacked with 7zip. For example you would unpack them like this:
7z x SF-Font.dmg