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Rhed
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Registered: ‎06-11-2003
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Linux Font directory

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02-12-2007 10:14 PM
May i know the exact directory of linux server in order for me to update my font during rendering of maps design? i have made my authoring on windows but data is served from a Linux CentOS 4.3. Fonts being rendered is not the same font i made during authoring. I read that i have to copy my fonts on the server font directory but it seems i cant find the exact directory.

Thanks for any help..
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dswilson
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Re: Linux Font directory

02-13-2007 07:46 AM in reply to: Rhed
I would google the answer because different linux flavors may have different directories and implementations. I saw one posting indicating /usr/share/fonts. Microsoft fonts are a copywrited part of the OS so copying them to Linux is not endorsed by Autodesk. If you have your own licensed True Type fonts then copying them is not a concern.

Regards,
Dave


Dave Wilson
SQA Analyst
AEC IM
Autodesk, Inc.

*Andy Morsell
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Re: Linux Font directory

02-13-2007 09:32 AM in reply to: Rhed
Hi Dave,
In the past, I found that MapGuide would not recognize the fonts in the
share directory and I instead copied them to
/usr/local/mapguideopensource/server/bin (change the path for MapGuide
Enterprise). After restarting MapGuide, those fonts were then utilized when
rendering the map.


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Andy Morsell, P.E.
Spatial Integrators, Inc.
http://www.SpatialGIS.com


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I would google the answer because different linux flavors may have different
directories and implementations. I saw one posting indicating
/usr/share/fonts. Microsoft fonts are a copywrited part of the OS so copying
them to Linux is not endorsed by Autodesk. If you have your own licensed
True Type fonts then copying them is not a concern.

Regards,
Dave
Employee
dswilson
Posts: 729
Registered: ‎09-14-2006
Message 4 of 5 (226 Views)

Re: Linux Font directory

02-13-2007 12:19 PM in reply to: Rhed
Thanks Andy.

It's been a while since I played with the Linux version. I just found a referene to this in an earlier readme.

Dave


Dave Wilson
SQA Analyst
AEC IM
Autodesk, Inc.

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Rhed
Posts: 48
Registered: ‎06-11-2003
Message 5 of 5 (226 Views)

Re: Linux Font directory

02-13-2007 04:38 PM in reply to: Rhed
Thank you guys, i will try to do Andy's suggestion. Before i really search google for the directory path but it doesnt work... that's why i posted here for a help.

Thanks for answering..
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