JVM Fonts


I have installed TTF fonts in my Centos 6.x machine which are available under /usr/share/fonts/truetype. I am running a an application in Tomcat 8 and it is picking the fonts fine from /usr/share/fonts/truetype.

My question is what tells Java/Tomcat to pick the fonts from /usr/share/fonts ? What if I need to change the location?

I tried $JAVA_FONTS environment variable but it did not make any difference.

Any help would be appreciated.
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My question is what tells Java/Tomcat to pick the fonts from /usr/share/fonts ? What if I need to change the location?

The system knows where to look for fonts. If you want to place them in an arbitrary location, then you will have to run one of its font utilities to inform it where to look. Such utilities vary over linuxes.

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sysautomationAuthor Commented:
Thanks. Can you please let me know the name of a font utility for Centos ?
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