fc-cache(1) -- Linux man page

 

NAME

fc-cache, fonts.cache - create an index of FreeType font files in a directory  

SYNOPSIS

fc-cache [directory-name ... ]  

DESCRIPTION

If directory arguments are not given, fc-cache uses each directory in the current font configuration. Each directory is scanned for font files readable by FreeType. A cache is created which contains properties of each font and the associated filename. This cache is used to speed application startup when using the fontconfig library.  

FILES

fonts.cache
Maps file names to font properties. Read by the fontconfig library at application startup to locate appropriate fonts.
 

SEE ALSO

fontconfig(3)