[Fontconfig] cutting down the size of fonts

Owen Taylor otaylor at redhat.com
Tue Jun 24 01:50:27 EST 2003

On Mon, 2003-06-23 at 10:43, Peter Gasper wrote:
> Well, I have these large font directories and I have no idea where to
> start cleaning out unneeded fonts. I could just start deleting files,
> but I don't imagine thats the best way to go about it. 
> So what is the proper way to remove fonts (their files) from a system
> which has fontconfig and freetype?

You delete them. And then, when you are done, if you want to make
finding fonts a bit more efficient, you, as root, run 'fc-cache'
so that the indices are updated.


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