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I installed Ubuntu 12.10 in my HDD, after that I had some problems because I couldn't boot Ubuntu and the pc booted with Windows instead. (Dual boot screen didn’t appear). I solved this through boot repair. But now my fonts on Ubuntu Software Center are like this:

Glitched Ubuntu Software Centre Window

From what I've noticed, this is the only program affected. Thanks.

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This issue can be caused by a corrupted install of the NVIDIA drivers.

  1. Go to System Settingsn then Software Sources and then the Additional Drivers tab.
  2. Select Using X.Org server... and click Apply Changes
  3. Restart your computer
  4. Go back to Additional Drivers
  5. Re-enable Using NVIDIA binary Xorg drivers... and click Apply Changes
  6. Restart your computer again and the driver issue should be fixed.

For assistance navigating the Additional Drivers menu in Ubuntu 12.10, see this answer.

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I have added this workaround to the bug on LaunchPad. –  njallam Mar 3 '13 at 17:06
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I don’t think this is related to the fonts themselves. It could be a graphics driver problem. See this bug report.

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