Install MAC OS fonts in Ubuntu

Posted on Sunday March 03, 2013 / by Eric Potvin

Sometimes when we build websites or web applications, we have to make sure it is compatible with other Internet Browsers and operating system.

Here's a quick guide to help you install the MAC OS fonts in Ubuntu.

First get the font library


Extract it:

tar zxvf mac_fonts.tar.gz

Install them into the macos folder:

sudo mkdir /usr/share/fonts/truetype/macos/
sudo mv fonts/* /usr/share/fonts/truetype/macos/

Update the font cache:

sudo fc-cache -f -v

This will install the following fonts: