Right clicking the .pfb file in KDE let's you install the font, but it doesn't show up in OpenOffice's font selector. KWord on the other hand let's you use it.
After some googling I found out that OpenOffice in Linux needs an accompanying .afm file, and here's how to create the .afm file from the .pfb file:
- Install t1lib, a library for generating character- and string-glyphs from Adobe Type 1 fonts:
sudo apt-get install t1lib-bin
- Go to the directory where the .pfb file was installed, e.g.:
- Create the .afm file, e.g.:
And that's all, starting OpenOffice should now show the font in the font selector.
Alternatively, the .afm file can go to a subdirectory named