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i have deleted the default fonts in Ubuntu Desktop 10.10. IE, arial, verdana, etc. Does anyone know how I can get them back?

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up vote 4 down vote accepted

What you need is the msttcorefonts package.

sudo apt-get install msttcorefonts
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Looks like I was able to answer my own question with a bit of guided research. Here is the package: msttcorefonts Install msttcorefonts

Or command line instructions:

sudo apt-get install msttcorefonts
sudo fc-cache -fv

This link explains in detail how to reinstall core fonts:

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try this

sudo apt-get install human-theme

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