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How do I ensure font settings in Unity Tweak Tool are used?

The menu bar in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Trusty Tahr is in an (unknown) bold serif even though the font has been set to Deja Vu Sans. The search/location bar in Firefox is in the correct font, and the window ...
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1answer
61 views

All fonts look weird in emails and on websites, how can I fix this? [duplicate]

I've just installed Ubuntu and my fonts look weird on website and in emails. Below are some screenshots of thunderbird and chromium. The problem occurs in the following programs: Chromium Firefox ...
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1answer
75 views

Font is rendered differently in browsers on Ubuntu and Win 7. Ubuntu displays the fonts larger

Faced with the problem of font rendering in browsers in Ubuntu 14.04. Ubuntu displays the fonts larger. Font Arial, size 16px appears as if he was in 17px in windows 7. Page in firefox Windows 7 ...
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0answers
41 views

Firefox glitched glyphs [duplicate]

When browsing with Firefox, some pieces of text will randomly render with bizarre glyphs, which immediately go away if selected or some other action happens on the page or even outside of it. For ...
2
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1answer
77 views

Occasional artifacts when displaying characters

To summarize the answer: switching to proprietary drivers should work, but the artifacts disappeared for me even on the free drivers now. Update: since switching back to the proprietary AMD driver ...
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0answers
38 views

Firefox does not display text after the installation of new fonts

Ubuntu 14.04, after install new fonts, when enter a page, Firefox just display images, it does not display text. I tried to chown the folder /usr/share/fonts' to my user andchmodthe ...
2
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1answer
157 views

Firefox doesn't show texts [closed]

My Firefox doesn't show text on some sites, such as Google: I use Firefox 29 and Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr).
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0answers
43 views

Nepali Font Rendering Problem in Firefox

I have installed so many nepali fonts in my computer. But firefox do not show all nepali fonts properly.
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1answer
96 views

font problem in firefox

i have some unusual problem in firefox, the font in firefox is not working properly, it become narrow then rest of the windows font, sometimes it looks very small, i have tried default settings of ...
2
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2answers
436 views

How to change Firefox debugger font size

It's too little to read. Bug report is https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=143119 Notice: it's not about Firebug.
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1answer
234 views

Firefox fonts changed after install ttf-mscorefonts

My question is probably simple but I can't find a way to revert it to the previous state. After installing mscorecofonts (which was installed during pipelight installation) my fonts in Firefox went ...
0
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1answer
57 views

I can't read in Burmese in Firefox!

I can't read in Burmese in Firefox. What can I do? Please help me.
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3answers
464 views

Ugly fonts in Firefox with infinality

I recently installed truetype-infinality and infinality-fontconfig on my Xubuntu and set the rendering style to OSX. While my terminal and system fonts looks great, fonts on certain webpages look ...
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2answers
606 views

Weird Facebook font problem on Firefox

I am using Firefox 23 and Ubuntu 12.04 with Unity. Today, I was dealing with font configuration to make them look like sharper and less blurry. After some mambo jambo, Facebook started to look like ...
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2answers
104 views

How can I make Palatino look good in Firefox?

I'm looking at a website that attempts to display text in the Palatino font. This is not installed on my system. I'm not sure if it's even possible to get it in Linux. (FWIW I have ...
0
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1answer
29 views

how do I correct text sizes on the web?

I open for instance http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2013/07/warrantless-cell-tracking/ and the text on the left hand (story) is very small, but the test on the right (advertisements) is quite ...
0
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2answers
542 views

Installing non-standard fonts in xubuntu 13.04

Before I start: I'm a Mac user whose 7 year old laptop is slowly dying and, wanting to support open-source software, I've been considering a Linux pre-loaded laptop as my next computer. In preparation ...
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2answers
47 views

In all sites i have a non-physical look Ubuntu 12.10

I have a problem with browsing (i tried only with firefox). Im many sites (usually in stackexchange sites) I have no (or part of the) icons. I cannot view a screenshot because I do not have enough ...
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0answers
94 views

Font corruption in Firefox

Characters are periodically not displayed correctly on some websites in Firefox. An example is http://askubuntu.com/questions/ask where the 'w' in the title "How to Format" gets displayed as an ...
2
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1answer
239 views

Why does Firefox display an й instead of an é?

This has bugged me for a while, but on many pages viewed with Firefox on Ubuntu (but not on Windows or OSX) any é (e with an acute accent) is replaced by a й (the Cyrillic Short I). There are probably ...
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2answers
2k views

Fix ugly bold fonts in Firefox 18+

I am using Firefox 19 at the moment. As of Firefox 18 or even earlier, I noticed that bold fonts on some pages look horrible and unreadable. For example, go to this link. In my Firefox 19, the ...
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1answer
189 views

Ubuntu 12.10 cant resolve characters inside firefox searchbar for Google, Youtube?

when I type inside the search bar in Youtube or Google, the letters typed are not displayed although the characters are being recognised by the engine and produce autocomplete results that are ...
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1answer
758 views

Blank (missing) ligatures (tt, ti, fi, ff etc.) in FF when Cambria / Calibri fonts are used

This problem almost fits mine. His font is Helvetica, mine are Cambria/Calibri, his ligatures display as bolded, mine - not at all. So, meetings become meengs, litigation becomes ligaon, etc. Makes ...
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1answer
1k views

Facebook fonts look weird on firefox in 12.04

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on this machine and noticed the fonts on facebook.com look very different from how they used to look on 10.04 or Windows. They seem to be smaller and "washed out" (hard ...
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2answers
2k views

PDFs don't render correctly with Firefox and pdf.js

While using Firefox on Windows, pdf.js worked beautifully. It was honestly amazing. But on (K)ubuntu, it fails to render the files - not just some, but any (which is why I'm posting here). For ...
4
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3answers
1k views

Fonts in Firefox weird after installing kubuntu-desktop

I've installed KDE with the intentions to try it out, but now, after removing it and going back to Unity, I noticed that the fonts in Firefox are still like in KDE. How can I revert the font type to ...
2
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1answer
797 views

myanmar font on firefox at ubuntu didn't work out

I am a new user of ubuntu 12.04 from MYANMAR. I tried to install myanmar font to read the myanmar website but it didn't work out. Please Someone can help me out?
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7answers
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Why is the font spacing on some websites broken?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 on a Dell Studio 15 and so far am really impressed. I could not find a solution for my problem by googling. The fonts on some websites do not have proper spacing. they ...
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4answers
5k views

Fonts look strange in firefox

I have just moved from Windows to Ubuntu 12.04 (with Firefox 11), and the fonts in some of my favorite sites (especially Hebrew sites) look strange. I looked at the CSS and saw such fonts such as ...
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1answer
195 views

Why is Helvetica hollow in both Chromium and Aurora? [closed]

Currently trying to teach myself Bootstrap, which calls the following fonts: font-family: "Helvetica Neue", Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; ...and the fonts display fine, but they're hollow. ...
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1answer
537 views

Firefox fonts gets garbled?

My firefox fonts gets garbled. I don't know why? please help. Look at the attached image !
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1answer
945 views

Firefox in Ubuntu 12.04 stops recognize Helvetica and others fonts

Sunddely Firefox stops recognize TTF. All text assigned to special fonts as Helvetica is now presented with Arial or other plain font.. The last changes registered in log of updates was on 03 May. I ...
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3answers
2k views

How can I fix TTF fonts' ligatures (tt, ti, fi, ff, etc) in Firefox?

With certain Windows fonts there is a display issue where ligature-kerning seems to flip out and make the two letters bold. Here's a screenshot of an email using Helvetica in Firefox: As you can ...
2
votes
3answers
1k views

Firefox doesn't display website text

Firefox 11 doesn't show any text on some sites as Google and Youtube. Also Lotus Symphony doesn't show many UI Labels. This problem occurred suddenly. Firefox display error: Symphony ...
2
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1answer
269 views

Table rendering in Ubuntu Firefox

I need to input sports result data on a website quite regularly. The table appears offset in Ubuntu (using Firefox and Chrome) ie the input boxes do not match with the vertical input descriptions. ...
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1answer
1k views

How to use two different fonts for Chinese and English in Firefox?

I want to use Wenquanyi for Chinese and Palatino for English in Firefox. How can I do this?
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votes
2answers
1k views

Hindi Font Problem in Chrome

I am using Google Chrome. I am facing problem in using Hindi News. which shows bullets instead of proper hindi text. but this same thing is not happening with Firefox it shows Hindi font . when i ...
5
votes
2answers
3k views

What's the default serif font in firefox?

I'm trying to come up with a solid font stack that incorporates fonts typically found on an ubuntu install. font-family=serif looks great, but for obvious reasons, this isn't appropriate for other ...
5
votes
1answer
3k views

Why is the font size in google-chrome smaller than firefox on the same system?

Why is the font size in google-chrome smaller than the font size in firefox when displaying exactly the same web page (for example, wikipedia) in the same Ubuntu 11.04 system? How can I make both use ...
6
votes
1answer
6k views

How to fix the fonts in Firefox?

It has only stated today after installing KDE's system settings and configuring it to make KDE apps look native . Firefox has started using a thinner font. so how do i make it use the default ...
3
votes
1answer
894 views

What is changed in fonts configuration from 10.10 to 11.04?

I'm not able to obtain sharp (acceptable) fonts, specially in Firefox, in Natty. In Maverick I've to delete /etc/fonts/conf.d/10- files and set 'hinting full' in gnome-appearance-properties. This ...
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votes
5answers
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Weird font hinting in Firefox 4

I know this a recurrent topic but I just can't find a decent solution--although I found one for Chrome. Just take look at the following screenshots: Chrome 9 Firefox 4 See the slight ...
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1answer
544 views

Fonts DPI problem in Firefox and Open Office

I have changed fonts DPI from 96 to 85. Now the desktop really looks great but the problem is that Firefox and Open Office won't apply the new settings. They still use 96 DPI. Any suggestion? thx
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9answers
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Font rendering in Firefox is blurry

A picture is worth a thousand words... so does anyone know how to fix this font blurriness in Firefox? (You'll need to right-click the picture below go to View Image to view it full-size; it's too ...
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4answers
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How can I fix my problems with fonts in Firefox?

Ever since I reinstalled Ubuntu a few hours ago, I've experienced major visual artifacts with smaller font sizes in Firefox. The fonts end up looking like this: Or even like this: This only ...