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Oracle Solaris 11.1 Desktop Administrator's Guide     Oracle Solaris 11.1 Information Library
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1.  Administering the Oracle Solaris Desktop

2.  Managing User Preferences With GConf

3.  Customizing Menus

4.  Installing Themes

5.  Customizing Fonts

Fonts Overview

fontconfig Library

Adding Fonts

How to Add a Font for All Users

How to Add a Font for an Individual User

Legacy X11 Font System

How to Install Bitmap Fonts by Using the Legacy X11 Font System

Substituting Fonts

6.  Working With MIME Types

7.  Managing Screensavers

8.  Managing Sessions

9.  Overview of the Yelp Help Browser

10.  Improving the Performance of the Oracle Solaris Desktop System

11.  Disabling Features in the Oracle Solaris Desktop System

12.  Working With the X Window System

A.  Hidden Directories



Chapter 5

Customizing Fonts

Applications in the Oracle Solaris Desktop use one of the following font systems to find and use fonts for drawing text on the screen and printouts:

Each application is designed to use one of these systems. Few applications in the Oracle Solaris Desktop support both systems or switch between them.

This chapter describes the available font systems in the Oracle Solaris Desktop in detail. It also describes how to customize fonts in the Oracle Solaris Desktop.

This chapter includes the following information: