Install Microsoft Font In Ubuntu Terminal

Microsoft Font In Linux

Install Microsoft Font In Ubuntu Terminal – By default, the fonts that we often use in Microsoft Word are not available on Linux. So that we cannot create document files that can be easily read by the Windows OS.

Microsoft Font

That happens because the font is owned by the Microsoft company and the font is not Open Source.
While we are currently using Linux which is in the realm of Open Source.

The fonts that will be installed in this tutorial are:

  • Times New Roman
  • Arial
  • Arial Black
  • Verdana
  • Comic Sans MS
  • Courier New
  • Georgia
  • Impact
  • Trebuchet
  • Verdana
  • Webdings
  • Tahoma (look at the bottom of this article)

How to Install

Well, to be able to create documents on Linux that can also be easily read by Microsoft Word because it uses the same font.

This time I will share how to install the Microsoft font on Linux. Right now, I’m using Linux with Ubuntu based.

Now to install please open Terminal, then use the following command:

sudo add-apt-repository multiverse
sudo apt update
sudo apt install ttf-mscorefonts-installer

A question like this will appear, then type Y and “Enter”:

Install Microsoft Font In Ubuntu  Terminal

There will be a download process. Then after the download process is complete, the configuration display will appear like this:

Install Microsoft Font In Ubuntu  Terminal

Use the keyboard “Tab” to move the selection to so that the color becomes red. then press “Enter”. A display will appear like this:

Install Microsoft Font In Ubuntu  Terminal

Select then “Enter”.

Now please open the Office application and see that the Microsoft font like Times New Roman, Arial, Arial Black, Verdana, Comic Sans MS, Courier New, Georgia, Impact, Trebuchet, Verdana, Webdings is already in the Font list.

How to Install Tahoma Font

Please read here.

Hopefully this Install Microsoft Font In Ubuntu Terminal short article is useful.

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