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

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how to fix the fonts in firefox

Almost any other popular website I browse to there is notably no difference in the way the fonts are rendered. For e.g. here is a screenshot of how firefox and google chrome displays stackoverflow... ...
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Broken fonts in Unity (they became thinner)

Today, my Ubuntu 14.04 froze after suspending, so I had to hard-reboot it. When it rebooted, the fonts in the system changed from: to: I hope you can see the difference. The latter are ...
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Problem in Wine with Kurdish fonts

when I install Wine on Ubuntu 15.04 I have a problem with my fonts. I have downloaded all Winetricks fonts, but this has not fixed my font problem. How can I remove all Wine fonts? Or how can I fix ...
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An Odd Gedit Font Problem

For some reason I can not change my font type or colour in Gedit. I tried going into preference, and choosing a colour scheme (the background changed only). I was unable to even change the font ...
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Font: installed font “proggy” produces bad quality character in terminal

I just installed the true type version of proggy fonts (listed below) to improve my terminal experience (differentiate between 1 and l, S and $, 0 and O), by placing downloaded and extracted font ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Chrome Chinese font inconsistencies

Starting from the last several weeks, my Ubuntu 14.04's Chrome display of Chinese web sites has been experiencing the following inconsistencies: some characters appeared bolder than others, some other ...
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Consolas font on terminal emulators not working properly under i3-wm

I have the Consolas font configured for my terminal emulators (Terminator and gnome-terminal). My box is running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. If I turn on my computer and log in to i3-wm the font looks like ...
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Ubuntu MATE 14.04: Skype font, mouse and look bug

i recently installed Ubuntu MATE 14.04 on my computer, I want have skype but this happend: (Mouse also changed (old ugly black kde mouse)). Any solution to fix this bug?
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/sbin/init disappeared?? <----->fontconfig symbol error

after more than 10 days of struggling with a bootup-message like Kernel panic !! Target file system does not have requested /sbin/init ... and from live-DVD in Terminal after mounting my ...
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How can I change to one of the many system installed fonts in KDE5 konsole?

I have KDE 5 installed and would like to install a patched font for powerline. I already ran the script to install the fonts into ~/.fonts but when editing the konsole profile, I see a very limited ...
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Font error in Evince

When I open a pdf file in Evince from a terminal: I/O Error: Cannot open '/usr/local/texlive/2014/texmf-dist/fonts/opentype/public/tex-gyre/texgyrecursor-regular.otf' Syntax Error: failed to load ...
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How to get Apple Color Emojis to work on Ubuntu?

In order to get Emojis rendered on Ubuntu machines, one can simply install the ttf-ancient-fonts package. But these are not coloured and by far not as nice as the well-known Apple Color Emojis. How ...
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Smoother fonts in Chromium installed automagically

Yesterday evening observed that the Chromium fonts got smoother. I don't really know to explain it, but it feels just better. The bold text is a little bit bolder that it was in the past and other ...
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Ugly fonts in Clion on Ubuntu

I did this Ugly fonts in Java applications on Ubuntu but my CLion still looks very ugly: What can I do to fix this?
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Need to fix fonts which are too large to be able to use the GUI. 14.04

From the Unity sidebar I can open System Settings, Displays, Resolution. But the resolution is already set at 1920 x 1080 (the max allowed) and I also can't access the Apply button to apply any ...
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Character “w” in ubuntu terminal sudenly does not show

Suddenly I realized that on my Ubuntu terminal ( 14 LTS ) every instance of character "w" does not appear correctly. I've noticed that gedit behaves the same (shows a broken w), however "w" does not ...
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Some webpages the font looks like it was squished

For some reason the font looks like it was all squished to the sides. Here is an example of reddit (My resolution is 1920x1080) Using Nvidia Drivers 333.31 or something like that ...
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Ugly/Non Anti-Aliased fonts in Java-Swing Applications

I've recently switched to Ubuntu and I've installed Oracle's Java JDK 8u45 (32 bit) using the webupd8team/java repository. Everything seems to be working fine except that the Java-Swing applications ...
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What do I miss installing tamsyn fonts?

I'm trying to install these fonts Tamsyn fonts on my Ubuntu 15.04. As my user, created ~/.fonts and copied *.pcf files over it. Now running fc-cache -f -v Fonts are still not visible from apps or ...
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How to set crisp fonts in new KDE?

Just updated my Kubuntu to a new version with new KDE. But looks like my fonts are getting bad look because of too much blurred fonts. I tried to play with antialiasing levels in Fonts options but ...
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text distortion on ubuntu after resuming from suspend

any suggestions? as the photo shows the font in certain applications on UI is partial or missing totally. I have experienced this on at least 2 different versions of ubuntu 14.04 (as I remember) and ...
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Is the font WC3 friendly and what does it default to in a browser?

Is the ubuntu font WC3 friendly (regulations) and what does it default to in a browser should the viewer browser not be complaint ?
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Stable Release 14.04, garbled text

I have some strange font issues with my laptop while running 14.04. I'm running an XPS 13, with an extremely high resolution, and I have some strange garbled text issues. I don't seem to have this ...
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Problem installing Microsoft font

When I tried to install Microsoft fonts from my ubuntu software center, it says it installed okay. But when I open writer there is no microsoft font appear in font list. I reinstall it but it's not ...
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Windows-like fonts in Ubuntu

I'm pretty familiar with Ubuntu and Linux in general. I use Ubuntu at work for software development. What always bothers me about Ubuntu is the fonts - I really like the crisp fonts used all over ...
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Turned on PC today to find that all text had increased size on its own [closed]

I dont understand how this happened. Maybe I pressed a shortcut key by mistake. But whats the strangest is that everything in the web browser has increased, both text and icons. Id like to know how to ...
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Thunderbird and Firefox font problems

I've been using Ubuntu for years. Now, I'm in version 14.04, alternating with some sessions in ubuntu-desktop and others in xubuntu-desktop. A few days ago, when "playing" with some themes and with ...
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Inkscape to PDF Font issue when saving/Exporting to PDF

I am exporting an Inkscape vector graphic (.SVG) to the PDF format required by the digital printers but one of the fonts used (namely Futura BdCn BT) is not formatting correctly in the exported PDF ...
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Weird scaling issues in Unity after installing Cinnamon

I'm using Unity on my Dell XPS 13 2015 but wanted to switch to the latest version of cinnamon. Therefore I added the corresponding repositories and installed cinnamon. After changing the desktop ...
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More emoji system wide (especially on empathy)

I wanted a familiar set of emoji for the Empathy interface (I currently only use empathy for hangouts). The solution so far has been: Ancient and Noto fonts : I can't be sure how well Noto works, ...
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How can I change the font size of KDE menus and dialogs in home folder

I use Gnome 3.14.1 and I have kde application compiled and installed in home folder(not system-wide) -- kdenlive. So how can I change font size and font for such kind of applications?
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Kubuntu has serif font in some dialogs

I was going through some settings of my Kubuntu 15.04 installation when I hit 'Defaults' in System Settings > Fonts. I believe this is what caused some texts to display in serif fonts, the best ...
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How to set Font size in Ubuntu 15.04?

I am new to Ubuntu and having issue to set the System font size in 15.04. Can I set it from System Settings? OR I have to install tool for it?
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Need to manually change scaling when remote desktop connecting to high resolution display

I have a Windows 8.1 desktop machine with a 27" QHD monitor. Under Control Panel\Appearance and Personalization\Display, I have set "Change the size of all items" to medium (recommended) so I can ...
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Fonts not visible in Far Cry 1 with Wine

I recently installed Far Cry 1 (5 CD retail) under Wine using this tutorial on my Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit. My Pc specs are as follows: Integrated graphics: Intel G33 openGL version: 1.4 Ram: 2GB DDR2 ...
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Getting in-line numerals with EB Garamond

I just installed the EB Garamond font. I'm using LibreOffice Writer. The characters are great but the numerals are 'old-style' - not in line. Apparently, the font comes with a feature called lnum that ...
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Can't Change 100+ Size System Font

I accidentally changed the font size in system settings to over 100. Now when I log into my account, every text in menus is over 100, making everything ginormous. This makes going back to the system ...
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Where really is fonts.conf in Ubuntu 15.04?

I've read that ~/.fonts.conf is deprecated as of version 12.04. However, in my freshly installed Kubuntu 15.04 I see that there are: ~/.fonts.conf ~/.config/fontconfig/fonts.conf And also ...
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embedding external fonts into pdf-file

the acroreader is showing missing fonts in one pdf-file (WPMathB,WPMathA WP Greek Helve, ...) which can be easily downloaded from http://www.fontpalace.com. However, the ghostscript command fails, ...
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Set default font-size in terminal

I just got myself a new 27 inch monitor and it is great. I can view things at a distance. However, when I launch the terminal, I cannot read things at a distance. And I want to increase the default ...
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Fonts problem - <test></test> 12.04

I'm trying to install and run a program working on java (.jar files) and when I run it, I get this in terminal Blockquote david@latop:~/Desktop$ Fontconfig warning: ...
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Corrupted Fonts

I just installed 14.04.2 and certain glyphs are corrupted in Firefox. It only happens at certain zoom levels. If I use Ctrl-mouse-wheel to zoom the page I can make the corruption appear and ...
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Gnome 3 : change system fonts size on each display of dual screen

With Gnome 3, is there a way to change the system fonts size independently on each display ?
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How do I restore my font sizes after using wine (800x600)?

After playing a full screen game in wine @800x600 I use xrandr to reset my monitor settings which are @ 1600x900 & 1440x900. When I do this, however my fonts become tiny. How do I keep my fonts ...
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Firefox fonts unreadable, especially for Google sites

for some sites, Firefox renders the fonts unreadable. I've noticed this especially for the Google sites. When I uncheck the Firefox option "Allow pages to choose their own fonts, instead of my ...
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Graphics and font problem in Ubuntu 14.04 with Intel Broadwell-U Integrated Graphics

My fonts, windows are often affected by graphic distorisions, bugs, sometimes disapear without any reasons. When I reboot it is generally solved. This is happening since I update my kernel and ...
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Cannot refigure/restore fontconfig - and therefore have squares where letters should be. HELP Please

I am running Ubuntu 14.04. I did an update and an upgrade through the Terminal. Since then my fonts are, for want of a better description, wonky. Some places they show up as squares, some in ...
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Change Thai font in Gnome

I'm learning Thai language, so I added Thai keyboard in Gnome. After some months thai font appearance has changed, by itself, in every program (gedit, iceweasel, ecc..) and now letters are smaller, ...
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How to reinstall/restore fonts on ubuntu 14.04? Install completely unusable

I tried to install some fonts on Ubuntu and instead messed up rendering fonts on ubuntu altogether. Currently, all fonts in all apps (except for Chrome which I'm typing in now) render characters as ...
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Character encoding in Firefox

I installed Lubuntu 15.04 Vivid last week, making the first step away from Windows for me. I am running Firefox 38.0 (Mozilla Fifefox for Ubuntu canonical - 1.0). In Windows 7, when I loaded pages ...