Font Problem

Font Problem

The font used in Sirajnews site is Meera Unicode. If you are using Internet Explorer, Firefox or Google Chrome you will be able to see the site properly, even if this font is not installed in your computer. But, for some browsers installation of Meera font is a compulsion for a proper visibility of the site.

Click here to download meera unicode font

Credits – Meera unicode font designed by K.H.Hussain and Suresh.P. (Suruma Suresh) (Swathanthra Malayalam Computing)

Meera font installation and setup in Windows

Download Meera font and copy it. Then, goto Controlpanel open fonts folder and paste Meera font.

Meera font installation and setup in linux


Create a directory for meera font, say, /usr/local/share/fonts/ttfmeera

mkdir /usr/local/share/fonts/ttfmeera
cp meera_04-2.ttf/usr/local/share/fonts/ttfmeera
ttmkfdir -o fonts.scale

cd /usr/local/share/fonts/ttfmeera

head -1 fonts.scale > fonts.dir
tail +2 fonts.scale | tac >> fonts.dir
cp fonts.dir fonts.scale
xset +fp /usr/local/share/fonts/ttfmeera

To verify that the font is installed properly,

xset q