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Changing Font Size in Applications

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 on a Macbook Pro 11-1. Because of the Retina display, the resolution absolutely needs to be 2560x1600 (I have a 13 inch). However, that obviously doesn't work too well with an ...
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Different text scaling factors for different displays?

I just purchased a new laptop, which has a much higher DPI than my prior one did; in fact, its resolution (in a 14" form) is roughly the same as that of my 23" second monitor. I'd like the text on ...
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How come my terminal's character spacing is off unless I uncheck “Use the system fixed width font”? [duplicate]

My terminal looks like this: unless I uncheck "Use the system fixed width font" in which case it looks like this: I noticed that the character spacing is off for applications other than the ...
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Text is cut out [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 desktop on my PC. Everything is OK, but when I use Firefox, Terminal. The text is cut out, I can fix it by zooming in/out. This is the output when I run lspci | grep ...
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Ubuntu appears very small at 1080p, text almost undreadable

Alright... So I have a 15" Dell Studio XPS with a 1080p screen. Everything seems really small with 1080p, in 720p everything is fine but just looks very low-res. So I definitely want to get the ...
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Displaying fonts & colors on 13.04 APU + Samsung SJXO2370HD very poor

Just installed 13.04, and the screen looks horrible. Using an AMD APU A10 5800K on an FM2 mobo, and I'm using the HDMI port from the mobo. Installed the propriatery driver - looks better than XOrg ...
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Fonts corrupted

Fonts seems to be corrupted in Unity in my system after an update yesterday. It seems certain characters are refusing to display (please see attached screenshot), or gets displayed in same color as ...
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how can I restore default fonts in Ubuntu 11.10?

I have accidentally deleted some of the fonts from /usr/share/fonts folder. They must have been crucial since now I have various display problems ( underscore and font size display ). I have already ...
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How can I modify the small icon and title bar fonts in Unity?

As you can see in the screenshot, the fonts for the title bar (any window) and for the icons within the file browser (as well as in the navigation pane to the left) are very very small, I have tried ...
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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 ...
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How to enable sub pixel hinting?

Fonts are displayed a little bit blurry on my TFT screen. I fixed this in previous Ubuntu releases by enabling sub pixel hinting in the font settings. But now I can't find any font settings dialog in ...
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Font corruption on a netbook

Lately I'm getting really weird font issues. I'm not sure what to make of it. Here's a picture.