How to Install Fonts on your Server

Basic X Fonts

Debian Suse via yast2 Fedora add your Distribution here
Basic X Fonts apt-get install xfonts-100dpi xfonts-100dpi-transcoded xfonts-75dpi xfonts-75dpi-transcoded xfonts-base

True Type fonts

To be able to display nice fonts from any language in the world, one can use True Type Fonts (TTF) and install as many language packages as possible:

Debian
Install defoma (Debian Font Manager):

apt-get install defoma

Install True Type Font reader ttmkfdir

apt-get install ttmkfdir

Install fonts

apt-get install ttf-bitstream-vera msttcorefonts ttf-junicode ttf-kochi-gothic ttf-kochi-mincho

For further information you may want to read also the following tutorial: http://wiki.splitbrain.org/debianfonts

Suse
open yast2 and install the following packages:
fonts-thai, fonts-arabic, farsifonts, indic-fonts, sazanami-fonts, fonts-thryomanes (... add more usable font packages here)


Check if its working

Check which languages that are working by browsing the following page with your pici-server:

Wherever you see squares instead of letters, means that there was no suitable font found.