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1answer
354 views

What has changed in unicode font rendering since 11.04?

This is how a web page fragment shows on my old 11.04 system: and this is how the same fragment showed on 11.10 and shows on my current 12.04 system: Any idea what's wrong? Of course I have all ...
2
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3answers
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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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2answers
307 views

Skype on 11.10 x64

Why Skype crashes on 11.10 x64 architecture? And why the weird font ? Why its not using the system font, like it's set in Options ? The same problem is in 12.04, but that's forgivable for pre-realese ...
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1answer
522 views

Installed KDE4.8 on Ubuntu and it messed up browser's fonts

I installed KDE 4.8 on my 11.10 system just to try it out but didn't like it and eventually un-istalled it. But now the browser's font (both Firefox & Chromium) are messed up badly. How can I ...
0
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1answer
1k views

how to type in indic language from English US keyboard

I opened libreoffice 3.0 (Ubuntu 11.10) and selected Lohit Hindi font in the fonts selection column. Downloaded the charachter map of English and Hindi keys as given here ...
6
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2answers
3k views

How can I change font rendering to sub-pixel BGR ordering?

In Ubuntu 11.10, I can't find a way to change the sub-pixel byte ordering to BGR. I have a BGR monitor and fonts look blurry because of this. I've installed gnome-tweak-tool but I can't find an option ...
0
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1answer
172 views

Emacs unable to find fonts?

I compiled emacs from source on Ubuntu 11.10 and unfortunately, it only seems able to find the default X monospace font. How do I connect emacs with the system fonts?
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1answer
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Ubuntu 11.10 Blurry Fonts [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I make fonts look like they do in Windows? I'm very new to Linux as in I've only been using it for about a week. My problem is fonts are incredibly blurry and ...
1
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1answer
1k views

How can I activate bitmap fonts?

I need to use pcf fonts but it seems that they are disabled now. I followed this thread without success. (both 70-yes-bitmaps.conf and -bitmaps) The fonts are visible with xfontsel but the app can't ...
6
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3answers
7k views

How to switch on sub-pixel anti-aliasing for fonts?

In Fedora 16 (gnome) I did it without any problems. But in Ubuntu 11.10(gnome) in System Settings -> Appearance I can't see any tab for fonts settings.
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1answer
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Fonts in menu are larger than they should be under Awesome WM

I upgraded to oneiric ocelot, running awesome wm. Everything works, more or less, fine but one thing I've noticed is that now my menu fonts and my menu symbols are larger than I'd like them to be. I ...
3
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0answers
2k views

How to change font hinting settings? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change fonts and adjust their size? I'm using a fresh install of Ubuntu 11.10, and I wish to change the font rendering options (medium hinting, enable subpixel ...
9
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5answers
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Why are letters overlapping in the terminal?

I installed Oneiric as a guest OS in VirtualBox using the Mini CD. I installed the ubuntu-desktop package and everything seems to work fine - well, except for a font issue with the terminal: As you ...
3
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1answer
2k views

google-earth font issue on installation

I've tried installing Google Earth on Oneric (11.10) following instructions here: To do list after installing ubuntu 11.10 (Scroll way down or search the page for "google earth") However with ...
3
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2answers
7k views

What default fonts are used?

I was wondering what fonts are used in Ubuntu 11.10 and are they open source? The fonts used in Ubuntu have very cute Armenian character support, that's why I would like to know them, so I can install ...
2
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1answer
6k views

How do I select the system fonts in Ubuntu 11.10? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change fonts and adjust their size? Before 11.10 one could change the system default fonts in the Appearance settings changer, but now one can only change the ...
1
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2answers
3k views

Where are theme customizations in 11.10? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change the theme? I upgraded, and now I need to tweak my fonts for the Ambiance theme - and I can't find anyplace to do it - in fact, the whole preview dialog ...
1
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1answer
380 views

I can't seem to change the font rendering setting? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change fonts and adjust their size? How do I change it from what seems to be no dithering and ultra-sharp fonts to a more smooth appearence, and from RGB to ...
1
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1answer
647 views

Why doesn't the Gnome Tweak Tool change the desktop fonts?

I've seen that the Gnome Tweak Tool is not having any effect on the desktop fonts. And the only way to do it is gsettings set org.gnome.nautilus.desktop font 'Ubuntu 10' which I read here How to ...
7
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3answers
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How to fix font rendering (no anti-aliasing) in Unity global menu and search?

Since I've upgraded my system to Ubuntu 11.10, Unity's global menu and search are having font rendering problems (no anti-aliasing, bad font sizes). No problem in sub-menus. The font rendering ...
1
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1answer
338 views

Themes, fonts - why can't u change it anymore? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change fonts and adjust their size? Why is it not possible anymore the change the themes and fonts?
4
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0answers
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How to change desktop font and font size [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change fonts and adjust their size? The desktop's font is too big. Also, I want to change the font. gnome-tweak-tool did not have the option for that.
2
votes
2answers
5k views

How can I change font color?

The default font color is gray and the contrast makes it hard to read. How can I keep the theme (Ambiance) but make the font dark? I knew how to do this prior to Ubuntu 11.10 but now I can't find ...
4
votes
1answer
2k views

How to change the default monospaced font? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change fonts and adjust their size? In Oneiric Ocelot, the default monospaced font in "Ubuntu Mono" with size 13; I can see it from the gedit Preferences. In ...
1
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1answer
2k views

Blurry Fonts in XFCE

Since my system was laggy in Gnome 3 i switched to XFCE, but now all the titlebar and menu fonts are blurry but the fonts in chromium seem normal. The Nvidia config tell that my refresh rate is 75Hz ...
1
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0answers
933 views

Where have the font settings gone in 11.10/Oneiric Ocelot? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change fonts and adjust their size? Since the shake-up of all the settings screens, how on earth does one edit their font settings? Particularly the ...
3
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0answers
9k views

How can I change the system font sizes? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change fonts & icons in a theme? How do I change the font DPI settings? The default font sizes are much too large for me. In previous versions of Ubuntu, ...
14
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5answers
28k views

How do I change the font DPI settings?

I installed Oneiric on a clean system, and found that the font tab is gone from the Appearance settings. This is a problem, because by default the text in Ubuntu is too large. I changed the text from ...
5
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0answers
8k views

How do I change fonts & icons in a theme? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change fonts? I'm using Ubuntu 11.10. I was slightly annoyed to find no easy way to change the icons and fonts on the appearances window. Apparently, you have ...
8
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4answers
7k views

Is there a graphical way of installing fonts in 11.10/Gnome 3 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install fonts? When testing 11.10, I wanted to install some fonts. However, it seems that I cannot simply double click a font file to install it. I've tried ...