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

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Fonts in Kubuntu sometimes unreadable, boxes instead of normal character

I have brand new install of Kubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr 64bit on Dell Latitude E4310 laptop, Polish as the system’s language. Every now and then texts in menus of some software become totally ...
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Evince does not see my search string. But why not?

I have got a number of pdf documents (bank account statements), where I regularly need to search for certain kinds of transaction by keyword. Recently I observed that with Acrobat 9 (a very old ...
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chinese floder name is gash when i recived it which created in windows

my chinese floder name echo like this "2014-09-24(yxy)(R-STHRSS20140923-0052)(Çຣ)Ôö¼ÓË«²ãVLANÓëÉ豸¶Ë¿Ú¹ØÁª¹Øϵ" ,file name too. it was created in windows platform,how can i fixed it.
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Inkscape: How to choose font replacement?

Every decent drawing/vectorial software like Adobe Illustrator or CorelDraw shows-up a dialogue asking how would you like to replace the fonts type-faces that it wasn't able to find on the system, ...
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Glitched glyphs on Intel graphics

What do we do about font glyphs getting replaced with garbage? I am not using a third-party graphics card. That is why this is not a duplicate of Occasional artifacts when displaying characters My ...
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Nautilus fonts went big. 14.04

After a reboot my nautilus left bar (with bookmars: home, documents, ect..) has big fonts. I tried to reset nautilus and unity but the font still big. Tried to remove all .conf dir but nothing. Also ...
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Libre Office shows Garamond but font manager doesn't

There was a Garamond font in my Libre Office a few days back. When trying to solve another issue (long story) I downloaded a couple of ttf fles and installed them. They look awful, so I want to go ...
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Green border around fonts in GIMP

I have a problem in the way text appears in GIMP, I think its related to hinting or antialiasing but I have no idea about the cause nor the solution for it.. the attached photo says it all.. please ...
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Change default font for regional language [on hold]

I want to change the default bengali font in ubuntu to solaimanlipi font. how to do that?
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Korean letters are drawn unclearly

I see the korean letters very unclearly. Also, I had difficult time to type in Korean.(by the way, I installed the korean typing program.) I couldn't use the program that you installed in ubuntu, and ...
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Need help fixing Ubuntu 14.04 on yoga 2 pro

I need to know how to fix the display issues and problems with the trackpad on the yoga 2 pro using Ubuntu 14.04. So the issues are as follows: With the Trackpad its over sensitive in that when I ...
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Defautl kanji/japanese font wrong in ubuntu 14.04, how to change it?

I am learning japanese and I have a problem with the default font used by ubuntu. I would like to learn the standard kanjis writing and not a fancy or smart way of writing them... I already had a ...
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Google Search garbled on Firefox on Ubuntu 14.04

I recently updated Firefox on Ubuntu 14.04. I also installed some fonts on Ubuntu after that. After this, the google search on firefox looks like this: I've tried explicitely going to google.com ...
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How do I get the Matrix theme colors (Lime-Green text over black background) on the Terminal?

On the terminal emulator, how do I get the Matrix theme colors (Lime-Green text over black background)? I like the purple a lot, it matches my laptop. But for the terminal, I want green font. How is ...
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How to create deb packages for fonts [duplicate]

How do I create a package of fonts? I am not going to be uploading them to the Archive as they are for my own use. Can anyone point me to a tutorial or a document on creating font packages? I have ...
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TCRC Tibetan font not working on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS worked well with the TCRC Tibetan font but when I upgraded to 14.04 LTS, the font is not working at all. Please fix it.
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How do I uninstall a font installed using gnome-font-viewer?

I installed a TrueType font by running: $ sudo gnome-font-viewer somefont.ttf and clicking the "install" button. I would now like to uninstall that font (as it seems malformed and makes programs ...
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Font problem in nautilus with HiDPI

I have an HiDPI screen on my laptop. Nautilus was great until now. See how it is now: http://file.nekland.fr/uploads/capture001.png It can look ok for you but on fullscreen on my computer it's ...
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How to change font for codes ubuntu?

I don't know what happened , but suddenly , my font for codes in ubuntu has changed. And this font is really unreadable. , here is a screenshot of how fonts look. It is same in codeblocks and other ...
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Both Chrome and Firefox fonts changed

Hey there I was trying to change fonts for intellij but I am sure that I didn't change fonts for Chrome and Firefox. Now their fonts are very bad, I even tried reinstall them but didnt work. Moreover, ...
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Enabling equation editor in kingsoft wps office suite

All solutions found on the net said to download a certains wps_symbol_fonts.zip file (available on the net) then to extract its contents (mtextra.ttf, symbol.ttf, WEBDINGS.TTF, wingding.ttf, ...
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Display setting are incorrect, and can't be changed in System Setting for Ubuntu 14.04

I love my new Ubuntu 14.04, but sometimes I must shake my head. Upon booting up the laptop today, I was greeted with strange resolution: Everything is completely out of wack: fonts on icons are ...
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Install fonts temporarily

I would like a program which would do what AMP Font Viewer does, which is to temporarily install few (or a bunch) fonts from chosen folder, so they could be used by applications (eg. for typesetting) ...
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How to locate font files given the font family name?

I would like to automatically locate all the files of Roboto and Sawasdee font families installed in my system. Given that they are located in different paths inside /usr/share/fonts. How can I ...
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Font rendering erroring out ubuntu 14.04

once in a while, usually not far after bootup and a few minutes in on a fresh install of ubuntu 14.04 the font keeps messing up and looking weird, image attached. Tried the solution suggested here: ...
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Ligatures not showing in evince

When compiling a latex document, the ligatures (the joined "fi" for example) don't show when looking at the pdf file in evince. After looking around, I found the answer, but I will post it below for ...
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How can I get Libre Office to not list fonts I have uninstalled.?

How can I get Libre Office to not list fonts I have uninstalled? The drop down menu lists all the fonts that were part of the original installation. I want to purge the list of uninstalled fonts.
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Why these smudges happening on my desktop?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit. After a while of using it, the screens will have rubbish and smudges as in the pic. Here is my card info and driver: lspci | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA compatible ...
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Is there a way to check which font your shell/terminal emulator is using from the commandline?

Is there a way to check which font your shell/terminal emulator is using from the commandline? I am willing to settle reading part of a config file, if a direct command is not readily available.
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Corrupted font after Ubuntu upgrade

I updated Ubuntu this morning and had a LibreOffice document open at the time. During the upgrade all the a's in the document were replaced with dots. This seems to have taken place with the ...
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Font rendering problem in Ubuntu

I have install Ubuntu 14.04 on my system. The problem I am facing is with default font rendering. Since I cannot yet upload image, I have added links to imgur here to explain the problem. Font ...
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OpenJDK patched with font fixes mess up google chrome fonts

I've installed the patched OpenJDK in order to get proper font rendering in WebStorm 8. It works fine but i realized chrome has some font rendering problems since then. I only see this in chrome so ...
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Handbrake subtitles font size?

1) Where adjustable Handbrake subtitles font size? (Ubuntu 14.04.1LTS and Handbrake 6418svn) ? 2) How useful ASS/SSA subtitles ? Altogether useful? Thx.
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Ethiopic (amharic) font in chromium address bar

The chromium browser does't show amharic letters in the address bar and tabs. It was working with ubuntu 12.04 before. (through ibus-m17n) Amharic is shown without any issue it Title bar and it's ...
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How to fix too large fonts in Chromium's title bar, menu and bookmark toolbar?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and Chromium version 37.0.2062.94. As you can see fonts in title bar, menu and bookmark bar are too big and ugly. Does someone know how to fix this error?
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How to remove fontconfig warnings when running gedit from terminal? [duplicate]

When I was working on a C program with Gedit in Ubuntu 12.04, font configuration warnings were shown in the terminal. What should I do to remove these warnings? shayna@shayna-Vostro-3446:~$ gedit ...
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How to have git and virtualenv aware colors in terminal?

I am watching "Building Web APIs with Flask" video on Oreilly from Miguel Grinberg. His terminal is colorful and shows different colors for virtualenv name and git branch name. I want to have the same ...
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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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Fonts in browsers seem to be rendered differently than in the rest of Kubuntu

A simple question really... I have Kubuntu 14.04 installed. The fonts in Google Chrome, Chromium, and Firefox look significantly different than in the rest of the system. Why? I do like how the rest ...
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FreeSerif font more condensed after update to 14.04

I am writing a book using LibreOffice. Until recently I used Ubuntu 12.04 and LibreOffice 3.5.7.2. The body text of the book is typeset with FreeSerif 11pt. Before my upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 and ...
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Is there a better match for the font Arial than Arial?

Unfortunately the Arial font that is present in LibreOffice (which ships with Ubuntu) looks far off from the Arial on a Windows PC. Is there a better match for it?
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Some fonts are unreadable [duplicate]

I have a lot of difficulty reading text for certain fonts. Like the following picture: I have mscorefonts installed. Any reason why this is the case?
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Terminal profile doesn't list all available fonts

my GNOME Terminal profile let me choose only mono fonts and Courier. I'm trying to use Source Code Pro font on my ubuntu terminal. I've installed it successfully, in ~/.fonts, and it shows on every ...
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How to apply fontconfig-voodoo settings on Ubuntu 14.04?

On Ubuntu 12.04 it used to be possible to specify the preferred variant for CJK Han characters using a script called fontconfig-voodoo which was contained in the language-selector files. Setting ...
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Unreadable font on Gmail since recent updates in Chromium

Since recent updates in the past two or three days, many of my incoming emails have become unreadable in Gmail. Specifically: This happens only in Chromium (in Gmail). If I open the affected emails ...
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my ubuntu Desktop Don't work well

I tried to install gtk+ on ubuntu for learn gtk programing . before that Ubuntu Desktop was working well.when I installed it my ubuntu didn't work well.my themse,Icons,bg,keyboard languages and ... ...
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Chrome/Chromium fonts look bad starting from version 37

After an upgrade from version 36 to 37, the fonts in Google Chrome browser and its opensource variation Chromium look much worse. In the attached screenshot you will the same page viewed with version ...
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Show characters from private use area from a specific font

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and I recently made a font but most of its characters reside in the Private Use Area (PUA). The problem is that some fonts were already using the PUA so that when I insert a ...
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adding fonts to photoshop CS6 run with wine

I have photoshop CS6 installed and working on Wine1.7. It's actually surprisingly smooth. The only issue I have now is that the fonts are a bit limited, and I'm not sure if it's an issue with wine or ...
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Font and theme changed

Suddenly, font and theme of ubuntu have changed. I don't really care about font, but theme is so ugly.Have a look: It's like windows 95! Anyone had similar problem, and is there a solution? ...