How to Add Custom Fonts to GIMP on ubuntu

GIMP is usefull tool but default fonts are not sufficient for your creativity but this is not a limiting factory, you can add any opensource font to GIMP very easily.

Step#1

Download required font from website. one of the best site to get fonts is http://www.dafont.com

Step#2

Go to Edit–>Preference–>Folders–>Fonts to identify font folder.

You would see two folders
/usr/share/gimp/2.0/fonts
/home/CURRENT_USER/.var/app/org.gimp.GIMP/config/GIMP/2.10/fonts

Add fonts to either of folder

Step#3

Once you have copied font files, re-open the GIMP and your fonts should be available.

Please let me know if you run into any issues.

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