A Unicode Kannada font is required to view Kannada in a computer without any problems. Install Kannada fonts in an operating system is very easy. But the instructions differ with operating system. Kannada Font Installation Insturctions in various operating system are given below.
First Download a unicode kannada font.
Then save the font into your system.
Then copy the font file using Edit->Copy or right click on the font file and copy.
Then Open the fonts folder in your system. it is usually in C:\windows\fonts.
Or you can get it by run command from start->run. type fonts press enter. c:\windows\fonts will open.
Then pate the font into your system. Edit->paste.
All majour linux distributions are now supporting kannada language. If you not installed kannada language support then you can install it from the corresponding repository.
if you are using a Debian or Ubuntu system, you can install our fonts easily by issuing this command from your console --
$ sudo apt-get install language-pack-te language-pack-te-base
This will automatically install all our fonts in addition to a few more Bangla fonts.
You can install the kannada language pack rpm from the repository or you can download the smc kannada rpm pack and install it.
$ su -c " yum install lohit-kannada-fonts.noarch "
$ su -c " yum install samyak-kannada-fonts.noarch "