I've downloaded mangal.ttf from
cghs.nic.in/hindiFont.jsp and copied it to
/usr/share/fonts/TTF ; somehow the system is not able to recognize it (I'm verifying same using LaTeX). Is there any documentation for installing fonts on Linux ?
You can see the documentation here.
To add fonts system-wide, copy the new fonts into the
/usr/share/fonts/directory. It is a
good idea to create a new subdirectory, such as local/ or similar, to help distinguish between user-installed and default fonts.
To add fonts for an individual user, copy the new fonts into the
.fonts/directory in the user's home directory.
fc-cachecommand to update the font information cache, as in the following example:
In this command, replace
<path-to-font-directory> with the directory containing the new fonts (either