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      1 Installing fonts for GNU/Linux applications
         1.1 Debian GNU/Linux
         1.2 Fedora Core 6
         1.3 Yudit
      2 Fixing font display problems
         2.1 Ubuntu Dapper Drake

Installing fonts for GNU/Linux applications

 1. Unzip the font package file and find Pothana2000.ttf
    unzip Pothana2k.zip
 2. Copy this file to ".fonts" directory in your home directory
    mkdir ~/.fonts
    cp Pothana2000.ttf ~/.fonts
 3. Update the font cache

You will need to restart an application after installing the font to see the newly installed font in that application. Although the instructions are given for Pothana2000 font, other fonts can be installed in the same fashion.

Debian GNU/Linux

On Debian GNU/Linux the ttf-telugu-fonts package has Pothana2000 and Vemana2000 fonts.

 1. Install ttf-telugu-fonts using apt-get
    apt-get install ttf-telugu-fonts

Fedora Core 6

On Fedora Core GNU/Linux.

 1. Install fonts-telugu using yum
    yum install fonts-telugu


Yudit is a unicode text editor that works well for Telugu. Instructions on installing these fonts for Yudit are avaiable on the Yudit page and also here. Fixing font display problems

This section describes how to identify and fix font display (rendering) problems.

Ubuntu Dapper Drake

Please see this page on the Ubuntu wiki for details about the problem and solution.