Easy Install Microsoft's corefonts with RPM

Get Microsoft's Core Fonts for the Web and ClearType Fonts

For Redhat, Fedora, Centos, SUSE, Mandrake, Yellowdog, and any Linux distro that uses RPM

The Fonts

Go to Wikipedia for more info: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Core_fonts_for_the_Web
Microsoft's webpage on this: http://www.microsoft.com/typography/fonts/web.aspx
Microsoft's webpage on the ClearType fonts: http://www.microsoft.com/typography/ClearTypeFonts.mspx


Make sure the prereqs are there.  Except for cabextract, these prereqs are likely already installed on your system.

$ yum install curl cabextract xorg-x11-font-utils fontconfig

Install the fonts
$ rpm -i https://downloads.sourceforge.net/project/mscorefonts2/rpms/msttcore-fonts-installer-2.6-1.noarch.rpm

Read more: http://mscorefonts2.sourceforge.net/

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