Installing Malayalam Unicode Fonts in Linux / Unix Systems

If you have root password of your system:

Download the file and unzip it to some directory.
This will extract .ttf files
Give the following commands:
  • mkdir -p /usr/share/fonts/ttfonts
  • cd /usr/share/fonts/ttfonts
  • copy the .ttf files into this directory.
  • ttmkfdir -o fonts.scale
  • mkfontdir
  • chkfontpath --add /usr/share/fonts/ttfonts
  • /etc/rc.d/init.d/xfs restart.


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