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1answer
43 views

How can I restore /usr/share/fonts on 10.04? [closed]

I did something extremely stupid. I'm currently working on a 10.04 system (work-related), and since I was missing some fonts I decided to simply copy some over from my own, 12.10 system. I ran cp -R ...
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0answers
161 views

Bold font in user interface of LibreOffice

I just had a new installation of LibreOffice from apt-get and it seems that all the fonts in the user interface (text in menus, text in dialogs etc...) appears to be bold. It creates an ...
1
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1answer
525 views

Blank (missing) ligatures (tt, ti, fi, ff etc.) in FF when Cambria / Calibri fonts are used

This problem almost fits mine. His font is Helvetica, mine are Cambria/Calibri, his ligatures display as bolded, mine - not at all. So, meetings become meengs, litigation becomes ligaon, etc. Makes ...
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0answers
167 views

Ubuntu 10.04 web browsers do not render some fonts [closed]

I tried opening page which uses this font http://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Poiret+One however my web-browser whether it's chrome or firefox doesn't render it and just shows simple font (I thinks ...
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2answers
413 views

I've just bought my first 23'' monitor. Which settings to tweak to fill myself comfortable with 1920x1080? [closed]

I've just installed Ubuntu 10.04 on my brand new computer with 23" 1920x1080 monitor. This is my first experience with such a large screen resolution. I don't know what settings should be changed but ...
2
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1answer
323 views

How do I set a Smoothing to grayscale in fonts.conf?

In gnome-appearance-properties one can choose between none, grayscale and sub-pixel in the font Smoothing category. In fonts.conf one can have e.g.<match target="font" > <edit mode="assign" ...
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0answers
154 views

How do I set font properties on a font-by-font basis? [closed]

I have edited my fonts.conf so that different fonts get hinted and smoothed differently. Firefox respects this but GTK applications seem to only be governed by gnome-appearance-properties (apart from ...
3
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0answers
549 views

How can I configure default fonts by unicode blocks or single codepoints? [closed]

I have the following vexing problem I've been trying to solve for weeks now, to no avail so far. *WARNING overly long question---in short: * what I need, in essence, is a system-wide way to exactly ...
4
votes
1answer
1k views

What packages do I need to compile .tex documents using XeLaTeX?

I'm aware of the existence of similar threads on this forum. But any of replies mach to my problem. I'm using Ubuntu 10.4 and I hadn't problems with fonts till I've decided to use XeLaTeX instead of ...
3
votes
1answer
385 views

Anti-aliasing changed after update (or something…)

The anti-aliasing of my system (of GTK?) has gone weird after I did one of two things - do a system update, and install gimp 2.7 beta. See images: Before: After: Before: After: Here's ...
4
votes
1answer
587 views

Type 1 fonts render poorly on-screen

Some Type 1 fonts, particularly URW Palladio L, look rather ugly when rendered on-screen in various programs. In particular, the letter height is inconsistent. See the body text below, rendered in ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

How does one get the ttf-dejavu fonts to show up in xlsfonts for use in rxvt?

I installed the ttf-dejavu package and can use the fonts in gnome-terminal. However, I want to use them in rxvt, but they do not show up with xlsfonts and rxvt reports "can't load font" when I try to ...
2
votes
3answers
2k views

Font rendering (antialiasing) settings

The default X11 font rendering settings have changed considerably since Hardy: Karmic and Lucid render fonts very differently -- it seems that more subpixel hinting and antialiasing gets applied. Is ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

How can the font size in empathy be configured?

Empathy uses a very small font size. I'd like to have some larger font. But the system setting has no entry for fonts. How can I use another/larger font in empathy?
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4answers
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Blurry fonts after upgrading to 10.04

Recently I upgraded from 8.04 LTS to 10.04. The previous version had some problems regarding screen settings. X only recognised 1024x768 as resolution of my monitor, mainly because the monitor was not ...