Installing Windows fonts in Debian

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By default Debian does not contain any fonts that are typical to Windows operating system. Follow this quick tutorial to see how to make these fonts available on a Debian 6.0.7 Squeeze.

First, pull the following Debian package: ttf-mscorefonts-installer_3.3_all.deb.

Now install it:

dpkg -i ttf-mscorefonts-installer_3.3_all.deb

In case of any dependencies failures, fix them with apt-get -f install.

Finally type: apt-get install ttf-mscorefonts-installer.

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