Day: March 29, 2008

BSD
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Tutorial

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 […]

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BSD
Open Source
Tutorial

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

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