FreeBSD Fonts and Xorg.

Does anyone have a guide to install extra fonts? I'm using the default ones that xorg.conf is pointing to. I was googling to see if I find some kind of wiki or something but nothing as yet.

I'm sure there's some who performed some extra steps to get more fonts available, especially true type fonts. I'm using FreeBSD 5.4, along with KDE 3.4 and my ports are up-to-date.
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gheistCommented:
FreeBSD ships 8x16 8x14 and 8x8 fonts for text consoles, they are not TrueType....

Most X11 fonts are in ports/x11-fonts

Usually following steps are done by port oe by you
1) mkfontscale and mkfontdir are run in font directory
2) font directory is added to /etc/X11/xorg.conf and /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fs/confog
3) fc-cache -v is run to index fonts for FreeType library
4) xfs is killed with -HUP signal and/or xset +fp is run with new directory as parameter.
5) apps that do not catch up have to be restarted

Ghostscript uses one directory by default to find its fonts (in no way related to X11)
SquigAuthor Commented:
I should also add that, folowing the FreeBSD Handbook, install TrueType fonts and if you got a Windows workstation you can copy the true type fonts from the c:\Windows\Fonts as in Windows XP. And don't forgot to run ttmkfdir and fc-cache -f. It's all in the handbook, my desktop is kewl now and web pages looks great.
gheistCommented:
You do not have to buy XP, same are in ports/x11-fonts/webfonts

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