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I'm trying to install TTF fonts, for a normal user account, on my RHEL5.4 box

The steps I followed are :

$ cd ~
$ mkdir .fonts
$ cd .fonts
$ wget -q http://www.gringod.com/wp-upload/software/Fonts/Monaco_Linux.ttf
$ mkfontscale
$ mkfontdir
$ fc-cache -fv ~/.fonts

fc-list command shows that Monaco is installed

$ fc-list | grep Monaco 
Monaco:style=Regular,Standard,Testo normale,Normaal,Normal,Común,Almindelig,Vanlig tekst,Normaali,\u30ec\u30ae\u30e5\u30e9\u30fc

But when I try to change font in console, Monaco is not listed.

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Console? Did you mean "terminal emulator"? – Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams Apr 11 '12 at 0:07
Yes, bash/zsh shell – user401445 Apr 12 '12 at 19:22
Shells don't use fonts. – Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams Apr 12 '12 at 19:23
Probably because Monaco is not a mono font. – warl0ck Oct 8 '12 at 1:10

Maybe you need to tell X: xset fp rehash will reload the font database.

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Already tried that, still not working – user401445 Feb 10 '12 at 17:40

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