installing fonts for your user is very straightforward. All you need to do is place the font file inside the ~/.fonts directory. in home directory.
$ mkdir ~/.fonts
If you have a lot of fonts to install and want to organize them by directory, feel free to make subdirectories inside of the ~/.fonts directory. Ubuntu will scan this directory recursively and make available any font files it finds.
Note :you can use microsoft windows fonts b add the fonts files to .fonts directory.
you need to reboot or Rebuild system font cache.using this command: