[scribus] Finding Minion and Myriad fonts.

William Bader williambader at hotmail.com
Fri Jul 17 05:15:04 UTC 2015

> Date: Thu, 16 Jul 2015 19:08:22 -0700
> From: johnxj at comcast.net
> To: scribus at lists.scribus.net
> Subject: Re: [scribus] Finding Minion and Myriad fonts.
> On Fri, 17 Jul 2015 10:42:49 +1000
> Owen <rcook at pcug.org.au> dijo:
> >File->Preferences->Fonts->Additional Paths
> >
> >But if that doesn't find them, maybe they don't meet Scribus font specs
> I have Minion, Minion Pro and even Minion MM, as well as Myriad Pro on
> my Xubuntu 14.04.1 computer. I also have Scribus 1.4.5 from the repos,
> and all the fonts appear and work fine.
> I always put fonts such as these in ~/.Fonts, rather
> than /usr/share/fonts. I've never had a version of Scribus that failed
> to see the fonts in my home folder.

On Linux, you can find where Scribus looks for fonts with the command

strace scribus 2>&1 | grep -i 'open.*fonts' | sed -e 's/.*"\(.*\)".*/\1/' | sort -u | less

Regards, William
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