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

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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.
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Kubuntu 14.04: Font rendering on KDE Issues (Rendering Ubuntu fonts as Debian default)

Kubuntu 14.04 is working fine on my computer but I have recently installed it from my USB Device using other boot managers from which allowed me to boot to USB. Now after I got to Xscreensaver the ...
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Qtbase5 installation modified graphics significantly

I was trying to apply a patch, which has been a problem because information on this subject is very limited. I use Kubuntu 16.04 LTS, by the way. For some reason I thought that the package to be ...
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Kannada font not rendering after upgrading from 14.04 to 16.04 [duplicate]

After upgrading from Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04, Kannada text is appearing as boxes. In 14.04 they used to rendered correctly. How to correct it? google home page screenshot (Kannada and Telugu text ...
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Removing specific Fonts and how to identify the packages they belong to?

How to find and remove fonts ( I know this have been asked many times - and searching gives you 20 ways to install 1 to remove ) In Font Manager I see 734 Font Families I do like beautifull fonts, and ...
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Ubuntu 14.4 64 bit: cursor is small thumbnail of doc, system runs slow, frame by frame

I believed I was having an issue with my AMD HD5450 card, replaced driver then system would not proceed beyond Ubuntu splash screen and ended up using dpkg -r fglrx-dev fglrx-amdcccle fglrx System ...
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Google Chrome ugly fonts on Ubuntu Gnome [closed]

I've installed Ubuntu Gnome 15.04 and updated everything to the latest version, things looked fine on Firefox but when I installed Chrome (My main browser everywhere) I found fonts to be weird and ...
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PDF font falls back to DejaVu Sans, need a monospace replacement

I have a PDF that features code fragments and it references Courier Std (which is not available on my system and I am not planning to buy it either). The problem is that in the Evince Document Viewer ...
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Arabic text does not render [duplicate]

I just upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04. Now any Arabic text is displayed as squares, as shown in the image below. I tried installing the Arabic language pack but this did not solve the problem.
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Times New Roman font missing in LibreOffice Writer

There is no Times New Roman Font present in LibreOffice Writer. I looked upon the question Installing Times New Roman font. But I have the fonts installed on my system already, but is it not showing ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - How to override fonts?

I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04, everything went nice and smooth except when I installed Chrome, and logged in to my account to check my watch history on YouTube, then I came across this weird ...
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Gtk theming in applications changed after update, so have nautilus fonts

After I updated Ubuntu 16.04, the fonts in nautilus and desktop and a bunch of other places have changed and don't look their usual self. Here is how the fonts look like now: Also the theming in ...
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Adding Fonts to home/.fonts changes firefox fonts

I added about 35 free fonts that I downloaded off the internet into ~/.fonts (the folder didn't exist so i made it). This in Ubuntu Gnome 16.04. I added the files mainly for image editors but not just ...
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Ugly font rendering with Android Studio on Java8

I am using Oracle Java 8 and Android Studio, but it is difficult to work with it because of the ugly font rendering. Here are some screen-shots. I am using Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 64 bit, Android Studio ...
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How can I fix corrupted text and images (Ubuntu 14.04)?

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 onto my system and the text and images have been quite blurry - please see the image here: . Specifics: When I hover my mouse pointer over the text/image, it becomes ...
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WPS font problem

I downloaded WPS office on my Machine and it is showing this problem that You can see in Screen Shot.I download MICROSOFT fonts and placed them in home/.fonts directory but still it does not work..
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Getting smooth Terminal fonts under Gnome 3

In Gnome 3, the Terminal/monospace font rendering is really bad - not smooth, but thin and jagged. What can I do to make it smooth, somewhat "blurry"? It doesn't seem to follow Gnome Tweak Tool's ...
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Fonts in Ubuntu Touch

I would like to know if there is a way to install new fonts in Ubuntu Touch without making the image writable. I want to use this emoji-set, because I don't like the original emojis. On my desktop ...
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GUI DPI scaling on certain apps very small

I recently installed STEAM and webcamstudio on my UBUNTU machine which is running a resolution of 1920 x 1080. I have found that these applications do not honor the system-wide font sizes, but use ...
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PDFTK, CODE128 and UTF-8

I'm used to fill PDF forms from PHP using PDFTK. Recently, I was asked to insert a code-128 barcode in a PDF. To do so, I created a PDF with several text fields for human-readable entries plus a ...
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How to fix bangla fonts problem in firefox?

I am facing some problem in firefox browser in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. It is not showing Bangla fonts properly. How to fix this?
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Font corruption in code-like windows (e.g., tortoisehg)

My probabem is best illustrated by a picture (screenshot from tortoisehg-3.7.3): As you can see, there are two problems: The font of the changeset ID is corrupted Most noticably, the font in the ...
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fontconfig-infinality changes are not getting reflected on Qt4.8.7

I have installed fontconfig-infinality on ubuntu 14.04 to solve qt4.8.7 Antialiasing/Font-Hinting issue. Using Ubuntu Font. Made changes on /etc/profile.d/infinality-settings.sh and doing ...
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“Failure to download extra data files” with ttf-mscorefonts-installer on Ubuntu 16.04

I have been receiving notifications about "failure to download extra data files" from update notifier. It asked me to download fonts in request from the ttf-mscorefonts-installer package. However, ...
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How to install and enable Arial narrow in ubuntu & eclipse? [duplicate]

I want to use Arial narrow font in my BIRT report (in eclipse). How to enable after installing Arial font.
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Ubuntu Touch: change font

I love my Bq Aquaris M10, but I have some trouble with the default font every now and then. So like on Ubuntu Desktop, I would like to change the font. Is there any way to do that? I dont mind using ...
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The Unicode look of disapproval no longer displays correctly in 16.04 - how do I fix this?

The Unicode look of disapproval no longer displays correctly within Chrome and Firefox in Ubuntu 16.04: As you can see, the Unicode replacement character is shown instead of the correct symbol. ...
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Plasma 5 Fonts Not Working

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04 and installed the kubuntu-desktop package in order to take advantage of KDE5. However, the fonts and similar visual systems are completely refusing to work, even ...
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Why changing system default fonts won't work for menu items?

I have installed unity-tweak-tool and tinkered with the font settings. I have set all fonts to italic. However, it seems not applicable to all fields. For example, items in drop down menu and pop-up ...
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How to change CJK fallback font?

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS from 14.04 LTS. All worked pretty fine except for an issue on Chinese fonts which I've been unable to resolve. While the font is mostly OK in system ...
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Some of the characters/ fonts are tofu

Some of them can not be displayed correctly.
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Font Manager Fails in Ubuntu 16.04

The Font Manager application fails to initialize in Ubuntu 16.04. When I run Font Manager it starts to initialize saying "Querying installed files..." but quickly hangs. An Exit needs to use the ...
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After 15.10 to 16.04 update some characters became unreadable

After 15.10 to 16.04 upgrade some fonts/characters (Chinese, Japanese and Korean) in Chrome and Chromium became so thin that they are almost impossible to read. Some random search result from Google ...
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Chrome fonts in suggestion box of any text fields is bold

All of a sudden, this happened to my PC. As you could see, the suggestion box is suddenly in bold! I remember installing dependencies and libraries to my PC prior to this happening through apt-get, ...
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Problem Installing MS fonts for Libre Office @ Ubuntu 14.04 codename Trusty

MY FIRST STEP IN THE TERMINAL: aivinor@mcph:~$ sudo apt-get install ttf-mscorefonts-installer Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The ...
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Cross Linux-Flavor Method - List all fonts

I was trying to use x11, or file system, to get a list of all the installed fonts on the system. Is there a cross linux-flavor method to do this?
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TTY Font Resets on Reboot

My TTY font doesn't persist over a reboot. Even after running sudo dpkg-reconfigure console-setup and choosing a font, if I reboot, it resets to whatever ugly thing the default is. What do I do to ...
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Times New Roman not displaying on 14.04

It doesn't show up in browser (chrome or firefox) or in libreoffice, and looks kinda like Courier. Microsoft core fonts are installed, and all the other ones work. The Font Viewer says that Times New ...
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line-height problem when using ž character

If I write a line containgin ž in konsole or kwrite, the line height gets messed up. Is the default font broken, or is it the apps? Didn't know where to report the bug, so "ask ubuntu" sounded as a ...
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Change font and cursor size with custom Xsession

Running 16.04 beta 2. Installed i3 and am using a custom .desktop session: [Desktop Entry] Name=Xsession Exec=/etc/X11/Xsession My ~/.Xsession file starts i3. Fonts in i3 are correct and ...
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Change font size of all BasKet notes at once

I would like to know how to change the font size of ALL BasKet notes at once. Selecting all notes in one basket makes the font toolbar grayed out, so this does not work.
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ttf mscorefonts installer

I followed instructions on a previous post about installing mscorefonts which I did on the terminal and accepted the license terms. However after rebooting I get the same failure message about the ...
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Why chinese character can't be displayed after installing noto cjk?

I have donloaded noto cjk font package ,and installed it this way: cd ~/Downloads unzip .zip sudo mkdir -p /usr/share/fonts/opentype/noto sudo cp *otf *otc /usr/share/fonts/opentype/noto sudo ...
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MathJax style in chromium browser

In the chromium browser, MathJax usually show up like this: but on windows and LaTeX, it is Is there a way to change it?