Daily Archives: March 29, 2008

True Type Fonts in FreeBSD

This is tutorial how to install true type font in FreeBSD. Load  freetype module in  /etc/X11/xorg.conf file inside “Module” section: Load “freetype” And then, create folder for True Type Font (.ttf). It has default location in /usr/local/lib/X11/fonts/TTF. Copy all .ttf files to this folder (some files have Microsoft license, it is not legal to copy). Create fonts.dir…

Using Ports in FreeBSD

Ports is similar to package installer. It is used in BSD environment. To find ports: # whereis firefox To install ports: # cd /usr/ports/www/firefox # make install clean To uninstall ports: # cd /usr/ports/www/firefox # make deinstall