[XeTeX] font location

maxwell at umiacs.umd.edu maxwell at umiacs.umd.edu
Mon Jul 21 20:46:06 CEST 2008

Peter Dyballa wrote:
> Am 21.07.2008 um 16:05 schrieb maxwell at umiacs.umd.edu:
>> Where does XeTeX expect to find fonts...?
> It uses the system, i.e., fontconfig (fc-list, fc-match, fc-cache).
> There are system-wide settings in an XML file /etc/fonts/fonts.conf
> or such, and there are user-narrow settings in ~/.fonts.conf.

...and it turns out, we can create a /etc/fonts/local.conf file to give
our local settings.  Root has to create this file, but it only has to be
done once--so now all our users can add font files to a designated

Thanks, Peter!

   Mike Maxwell

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