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- Samsung NC10
- Dell Mini 10
- ASUS EEEPC 1000HE
- Acer Aspire One
- MSI Wind
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"In this walkthrough, PC World's senior editor Robert Strohmeyer walks you through the steps needed to install Ubuntu--a popular distribution of the Linux OS--on a PC. This fast, simple operating system runs well on limited system resources, boots quickly, and is very easy to operate."
- The Simple Way (if you are the sole user):
(a) navigate to your Home Folder (Places > Home)
(b) Under the "View" pulldown menu, ensure that the "Show Hidden Files" option is enabled.
(c) Create a new folder with the name ".fonts" (with a "." in front of "fonts")
(d) Copy your third party or commercial fonts into this new .fonts folder
(e) restart your system
(f) alternatively, if you don't want to restart your system, you should go to Terminal (Applications > Accesories > Terminal) and type in the following command:sudo fc-cache -f -v
- The Advanced Way (If you want the fonts available for all users):
For detailed instructions, see Installing New Fonts in Ubuntu Manually (Ubuntu Wiki).