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Re: Testing a new font

From: Simen Endsjø
Subject: Re: Testing a new font
Date: Thu, 18 Jun 2020 14:53:36 +0200
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Efraim Flashner <> writes:

On Thu, Jun 18, 2020 at 02:08:49PM +0200, Simen Endsjø wrote:

Hi, I'm new to Guix (still running in VM) trying to add a new font, but it
doesn't show up in gnome-tweaks or other places.

I added the font the font to fonts.scm, and ran
$ ./pre-inst-env guix install font-iosevka-aile

I can see the fonts in ~/.guix-profile/share/fonts/truetype, but it doesn't
like they're available anywhere.

Tried running
$ sudo fc-cache -f ~/.guix-profile/share/fonts/truetype

but that didn't help either. Any idea what I'm doing wrong?

You only need to run 'fc-cache -frv', no need for the sudo or the path. Actually all of 'frv' aren't needed but it's the combination of flags I

Thanks! Works like a charm :) Next up is trying to submit patches.

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