|Summary help replacing me|
|Installing TrueType web-core (Microsoft) fonts and emulating Windows' font rendering|
|According to original Microsoft's End User License Agreement, there are some legal limitations when using the fonts.|
|Fonts: Information on adding fonts and font recommendations|
|Font Configuration: Font setup and beautification|
|Java Fonts - Sun JRE: Fonts specific to Sun's Java machine|
Fonts included are: Andale Mono, Arial, Arial Black, Comic, Courier New, Georgia, Impact, Lucida Sans, Lucida Console, Microsoft Sans Serif, Symbol, Tahoma, Times New Roman, Trebuchet, Verdana, Webdings and Wingdings.
Currently, the preferred way of installing these fonts is through the [extra] repository. The manual method is still described below for those interested.
Install from extra repository
Run the following command to install the package:
# pacman -S ttf-ms-fonts
Additional microsoft fonts
Sharp fonts resembling Windows XP
A complete guide on how to make the MS Fonts look as in Windows XP is found at http://www.sharpfonts.co.cc/. In short, install the fonts as described above and use the author's modified xml files.
Smooth fonts resembling Windows 7
Use Infinality's patched freetype2 package, and use the Windows 7 profile in the provided local.conf.