How To Install The Fira Sans 3.1 And Fira Mono 3.1 On Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Elementary OS, Pinguy OS And Elementary OS Systems

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, the Fira 3.1 Fonts (Fira Sans 3.1 and Fira Mono 3.1) are two sets of fonts created by Erik Spiekermann, sponsored by Mozilla.

The latest versions are Fira Sans 3.1 and Fira Mono 3.1. While Fira Sans 3.1 provides fonts in 12 different weights + italic, the Fira Mono contains only 2 weights: regular and bold.

 how to install Fira 3.1 Fonts (Fira Sans 3.1 and Fira Mono 3.1) on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pinguy OS, Elementary OS, Debian

 how to install Fira 3.1 Fonts (Fira Sans 3.1 and Fira Mono 3.1) on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pinguy OS, Elementary OS, Debian

In this article I will show you how to install Fira 3.1 Fonts (Fira Sans 3.1 and Fira Mono 3.1) on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pinguy OS, Elementary OS, Debian and Ubuntu/Debian derivative systems.

Install the Fira 3.1 Fonts system wide:

$ sudo mkdir -p /usr/share/fonts/truetype/FiraSans
$ sudo mkdir -p /usr/share/fonts/opentype/FiraSans
$ cd ~
$ wget dev.carrois.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/downloads/fira_3_1/FiraMono3106.zip
$ wget dev.carrois.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/downloads/fira_3_1/FiraSans3106.zip
$ unzip FiraSans3106.zip
$ unzip FiraMono3106.zip
$ sudo cp ~/Fira*/WEB/*.ttf /usr/share/fonts/truetype/FiraSans/
$ sudo cp ~/Fira*/OTF/Fira* /usr/share/fonts/opentype/FiraSans/
$ sudo fc-cache -f -v

Install the Fira 3.1 Fonts locally:

$ mkdir -p ~/.fonts/FiraSans
$ cd ~
$ wget dev.carrois.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/downloads/fira_3_1/FiraMono3106.zip
$ wget dev.carrois.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/downloads/fira_3_1/FiraSans3106.zip
$ unzip FiraSans3106.zip
$ unzip FiraMono3106.zip
$ cp ~/Fira*/WEB/*.ttf ~/.fonts/FiraSans/
$ cp ~/Fira*/OTF/Fira* ~/.fonts/FiraSans/
$ sudo fc-cache -f -v

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