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I have following problem, I've got a PDF document that I need to be printed, but unfortunately, when entering printing preview all characters get messy and they don't resemble original document's content at all. The thing is, this is the only document with such issue I've encountered so far. On Windows, Adobe Reader renders and prints the document just fine.

While I've got this particular document printing problem solved, I'd like to not have to encounter this ever again. I couldn't find anything about this issue.

Here's the document in question, click here.

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Good question. It could be a font issue - the Windows font (Arial) in your document is not installed in Ubuntu by default. Open a terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) and type (or use Ctrl+Shift+V to paste):

sudo apt-get install ttf-mscorefonts-installer

Then press enter. This should install a few common Windows fonts.

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