In your Linux system you can easily find all installed fonts via command-line based terminal application and you don’t need any third party GUI applications for that. In this article we are going to use fc-list command to lists all installed fonts and styles using fontconfig tool.
In ubuntu you can install microsoft windows fonts using below methods. First install Microsoft’s TrueType Core fonts.This font pack contains Andale Mono, Arial, Arial Black, Comic Sans MS, Courier New, Georgia, Impact, Times New Roman, Trebuchet, Verdana, and Webdings font.
1.Open your terminal. To open terminal click the Dash home from unity launcher.And type terminal in the search field. And click Terminal. And type the below command.
sudo apt-get install ttf-mscorefonts-installer
Type your ubuntu password if needed. It will install the microsoft core fonts.
If it ask the confirm the license agreement , then follow below step.When the license agreement appears, use the arrow and Page Down/Page Up keys to scroll and then press the TAB key and select OK and press enter.
Now select Yes using the arrow key and press enter.
Note: You can also download the Microsoft’s TrueType Core fonts by clicking this link. and double click the downloaded file and install via Ubuntu software center.
Then install Microsoft’s ClearType fonts. This font pack contains Constantia, Corbel, Calibri, Cambria, Candara, and Consolas.