Marcus L. Rowland (ffutures) wrote,
Marcus L. Rowland
ffutures

Oy! Is there a Linux guru in the house?

Every question I ask about Linux seems to lead to another question. For example, the installation instructions for fonts say to put them into a directory called /usr/share/fonts/truetype - which does not exist, there's no /usr/share/fonts at all. The program installer says that installation packages have to be taken from a file called the repository - then says I don't have the authority to move files there. It also says I don't have the authority to install packages from anywhere else.

The font thing is REALLY annoying because the current project needs Albertus and one or two other fonts. The program thing is slightly less worrying - I can live without celestia for the time being - but still annoying.

If I bring Shiny(ish) along to the Tun next week is there likely to be some kind Linux guru present who might be able to help, if I haven't got things sorted by then?
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