Questions related to the management, installation and removal of fonts.

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XTerm is seemingly ignoring .Xresources font size

I'm having some strange issues with regards to XTerm font sizes since the Xenial update. The actual content of the terminal (prompts, output, etc) appear excessively large, and I can't adjust them at ...
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Install font packages for all the language charsets

On a machine running Ubuntu server there is a script that generates pdf files with the website content. There was a problem that it was not showing the Chinese characters. After installing the ...
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Why are Ubuntu Mono letters so small? [on hold]

I like Ubuntu Mono for coding, but one thing about the font puzzles me. Almost every editor I use it in, I have to set the size of Ubuntu Mono two points higher than other fonts to make the letters ...
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How do I change the font color on the login screen?

In ubuntu, I changed the login wallpaper but the color is so close to white which is also the color of the login user / guest login. Is there a way I can change the color of the font? I see posts ...
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HELP dash search screen fonts white and background transparent

I cannot see the text in launcher when windows are open behind, it is white and dash is not staying on top of everything. The text under each icon is white but this is a problem when window underneath ...
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Libreoffice Writer ttf font rendering when using i3

I'm on Ubuntu 16.04 and the font rendering in Writer works well in Unity. Howerver, when I switch to i3, the MS fonts are not smooth at some zoom levels (perhaps it is this problem resurfacing?). I ...
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How to make consolas hintslight?

i'm using infinality as my fontrendering as I really like it. And since it works best with hintfull, i'm using that :) most fonts works just fine and infinality is tuned to choose hintslight/full for ...
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How to place desktop icon titles in the center?

After a recent update (2 days ago) the names of icons on the Desktop are not aligned correctly. I am using Arc theme with Paper icon set but this problem persists even with default theme and icon set. ...
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How to build infinality-ultimate?

I really want to use infinality-ultimate from bohoomil, since it's much superior to ubuntu font rendering in my eyes, and it seems ubuntu/canonical are not really fixing their bugs in theirs anymore (...
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Ubuntu, drivers, fonts and update

I am trying to make a minimal Ubuntu setup with my own window environment of choice. I have found this manifest file describing the packages included with Ubuntu: http://releases.ubuntu.com/xenial/...
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Why “Ubuntu light” font is rendered with normal width when set as interface font in gnome?

I'm trying to get sharp fonts on my hidpi screen of gnome Ubuntu 16.04. I can get results with "Sawasdee" font, but not with "Ubuntu Light" font which looks better to my taste. Any one knows how to ...
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KDE installation

Hi everyone i installed KDE and nothing changed so I tried sudo apt-get install plasma-desktop which told me this plasma-desktop is already the newest version (4:5.6.5-0ubuntu1~ubuntu16.04~ppa1)...
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Fonts in menu disappear like in the image attached

Using Ubuntu 16.04 in a Lenovo laptop. After a few minutes after I started to work after a suspension I got this behavior. How can I fix this ?
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How to view joint words of devnagari fonts?

What I am seeing is What I want to see is I am using Google input tools plugin in Chromium. Edits: 1. I am using Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 2. This problems persist on whole system. Not only in ...
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How to fix missing characters from font after awakening from suspend?

I find that often after awakening from suspend on Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 with GNOME 3.20 (I have only found this issue on the latest version, though I have not tried with GNOME 3.18 on 16.04) that I get ...
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Blurred font in chrome dev tools with HiDPI and system scaling

I have ubuntu 16.04 on dell laptop 14" FHD (1920x1080), core i5-6300HQ (video intel 530). Scaling for menu and windows = 1.38 In chrome developer tools (F12) I have the blurred font. When I click or ...
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Kubuntu 16.04 GTK fonts

I have a problem with changing fonts. Yesterday i have decided to change default KDE font to my favorite one. I've change it for KDE and GTK Style too. But after restart, new fonts applied only for QT....
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UI Font Size in Firefox, Opera, Chromium and Thunderbird Disregard System Settings

I don't know why but all 4 applications are not following the font size set in system settings. Any clues?
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What is the difference between target=“font” and target=“pattern” in fontconfig?

I am trying to understand why some of tests in my fonts.conf work with <match target="pattern"> (the default), another ones with <match target="font">, and not at all otherwise. For ...
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Font settings not working in Xfce keyboard layout panel plugin in 16.06

There is this bug: font cannot be changed in xfce4-xkb-plugin, the applet that displays keyboard layouts. In fact the font can be changed but is displayed much bigger. Can this be fixed somehow?
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Why can't java find my fonts?

Whenever I try to run any jar file via java -jar file.jar, I get an exception saying: Exception in thread "main" java.lang.NoSuchFieldError: fontFile I just earlier today was having the same issue ...
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Python plots won't display: “Font config error”

I am trying to plot some histograms with matplotlib.pyplot through the PyCharm IDE. Whenever I run my project, I get the same thing: Font config error: cannot load default config file and no ...
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Fonts in Netbeans

I installed Netbeans and I noticed that the fonts that I had in my GUI on Windows is not the same and I cant find the font anywhere in the list of fonts. How can I get all the fonts into Netbeans
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LibreOffice Calc: two documents with same font and size with different results

I created two documents (meant to be front and back of a brochure) with LibreOffice Calc. I used the same font and size (Droid Sans size 10) for both and they came out of the printer in very different ...
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Are .fon kind of fonts supported in ubuntu?

I had a problem with libre office (overlapping text with images) as mentioned in my previous question . So I copied Fonts from windows and placed it in /usr/share/fonts . Some fonts from windows are ...
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The letter ü is not shown correctly

For some time now, words with the letter ü aren't shown correctly anymore for me with Ubuntu Gnome 16.04. In this picture, you can see that the cursor after typing ü is in front of(!) the ü. When I ...
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Conky does not use instructed font with “can't load Xft font” error

conky: can't load Xft font 'Ubuntu:size=8,weight:normal' is the error message which appears in the terminal. use_xft yes is present in the Conky config file. The Conky file can be found here
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Ubuntu doesn't display fonts properly on some sites like Facebook

I had the same issue on OpenSUSE. ms fonts is installed. Tried with the following 2 browsers: Firefox Chrome
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Fonts problem / debugging font-cache?

I'm currently trying to debug a font problem under 16.04 LTS. I have installed some TTF fonts in /usr/local/share/fonts, and some programs (such as gnome-specimen) correctly show all four font faces (...
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Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 Cant change conky font

I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 and installed Gnome DE 3.18. Then installed conky-manager to customize my desktop. Everything worked well and the only problem now I am facing is changing fonts. I ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 does not recognize Baveuse regular font, only 3D

Even if both fonts are present in the zip archive Ubuntu 16.04 only recognizes the 3D variant, whereas Ubuntu Studio 14.04 could recognize them both. What is the problem?
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font problem in photoshop used via playonlinux [duplicate]

I had installed Photoshop under Playonlinux , but i got a problem with fonts in the dialog; for example when i want to create a new PSD document as shown: I had searched in google for a solution , ...
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Hindi display of words such as “pra” “gra”

Words such as (pran) - प्राण, (grameen) - ग्रामीण are incorrect when compared with traditional hindi writing. The first alphabet should have a small forward slash joined towards the bottom to ...
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How to re-install and activate fonts

I am using Ubunut 16.04 LTS. I have noticed that after each update of the system, firefox and chromium browsers not recognizing previously installed fonts ( windows and Mac fonts ). Is there any way ...
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font problem in ubuntu 16.4. Devanagari, hindi, Malayalam, fonts looks like splitted into consonants

font problem in ubuntu 16.4. Devanagari, hindi, Malayalam, fonts looks like splitted into consonants.
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Firefox can't display math in wikipedia.org

When I try to open a wikipedia page with equations I see just blank space in their place: Although I can see png and image files in other wiki pages. I checked permissions in Tool > Page Info and ...
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Why does the console output stop being bold half way on startup and how can I change this behaviour?

I have my Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 with GNOME 3.20 installation setup so that I get the verbose console output on startup (I upgraded from 15.10 where I already had it enabled). During the upgrade somewhere ...
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Problem with fonts Ubuntu MATE 16.04

I have changed rendering to Sub-pixel smoothing(LCDs) and now I have same light and regular widths of fonts. Also know it doesn't show any difference between medium and bold fonts. When I try to ...
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Use emoji inside terminal

OS X has emoji support inside terminal, and I'm a little jelly. Emoji One Color SVGinOT Font brings emoji support to Ubuntu, but at the moment the terminal will only render monochrome emojis. Is ...
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Ubuntu touch desktop mode display settings

I have a couple of questions about the desktop mode on ubuntu touch (I currently have a Meizu Pro 5). When I connect the phone to an external display (1920x1080 screen, I think, using a Microsoft ...
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Font or windows scaling changed between 15.10 and 16.04

After update from 15.10 to 16.04 it seems that some scaling was changed, so fonts in 16.04 looks smaller (see attached screenshots). Do you know which settings is responsible for that? 15.10 16.04
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The font kerning on the Gnome Terminal is broken

After upgrading to 16.04, my terminal looks like this: The font is the default one. How can I debug/fix this
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Font warning Ubuntu 16.04

After upgraded ubuntu from 15.04 to 16.04, I have problem with font. Font warning libreoffice and Text Subject on libreoffice blur (see attachment). what should i do with the problem? That's problem ...
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making a selected font in the console to default

Please bear with me am a newbie.I have run "dpkg-reconfigure console-setup" in order to change the font. Am wondering if there is any way to configure my font size to be the fixed. What happens on my ...
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How to keep order of words merging Arabic and English in libreoffice writer?

Whenever I type in writer using Arabic and try to use some English terms the format (shape/order) of the words gets messy and I have to translate those term into Arabic which is not useful can any one ...
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Change font glyph is taken from

I've trying to use some Font Awesome glyphs as icons for workspaces in i3wm, but I can't get them to display correctly. After reading the answers on this post, I saw that the glyph I want was being ...
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Remove extra font

There is a Chinese font (WenQuanYi Micro Hei) which I'd rather remove since I don't use it and I guess it takes up memory. Where is the file for it?
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How to change the text font color on multiple PDF pages at once?

This is a question which keeps coming back to me and hitherto has remained unanswered. Having once again spent too much time googling for a solution in vain, can anyone help? Goal I'm looking for a ...
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how to fix font appearance on a remote terminal?

after logging in to my terminal server via ssh kyes, I use the text editor emacs24 instead of the default nano, but no matter how I change the font, the system doesn't seem to pick that font. Adding ...
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This font could not be displayed - (gedit)

i'm having problem with my text editor (gedit) on ubuntu 16.04. How to fix it? thanks.