Overthinking Font Installation

If you overthink a problem, you’re bound to make it harder than it needs to be. My experience with Linux has taught me to respect the simplicity and elegance of the command line, easy access to system files and the beauty of collaboration that creates such functional tools. Recently, I’ve been impassioned by what is likely another very odd hobby. I’ve fallen in love with fonts.

My passion with this newfound arena has grown in part because it feels like I’ve stumbled on a world that’s always been there, but I’ve never noticed it before. It’s like when I took the math class in college on contemporary mathematical topics and learned about mobius strips, gerrymandering, gps satellite calculations, and later hexaflexagons. It’s like when Luke discovers the force or you find there’s multiple ways to end a level in Super Mario World. (Read the rest)