03 December 2016

How to install fonts to linux?

I downloaded merriweather from, it is delivered in truetype font (TTF) format. To install them system wide in ubuntu, I made "merriweather" folder under /usr/share/fonts/trutype then locate all ttf files related to various weight of merriweather font, here. Then restart font cache to make the system reflected by the changes.

> mkdir /usr/share/fonts/truetype/merriweather/

> cp *.ttf /usr/share/fonts/truetype/merriweather/

> sudo fc-cache -fv