(1) mkdir /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/truetype
(2) download and untar ttmkfdir
(3) copy the ttmkfdir.linuxbin.glibc2 binary to /usr/local/bin/ttmkfdir
(4) copy fonts to /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/truetype
(5) cd to ~/truetype and do "ttmkfdir -o fonts.scale"
(6) then do "mkfontdir -e /var/X11R6/lib/fonts/encodings"
(7) add to XFree86Config; FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/truetype/"
(8)You also want to make sure that you're loading the 'freetype' module
in your XF86Config configuration -
Section "Module"
...
Load "freetype"
...
EndSection
(9) enjoy