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How to reset errornous font in promt and output of gnome-terminal

I'm experiencing replacement of all occurances of certain characters in the prompt and output of gnome-terminal (3.6.2 in Ubuntu 14.04), e.g. (latin d is replaced with some kind of uppercase D in ...
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0answers
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How to increase the font size in dash tooltips in gnome shell

I would like to increase the font size in the tooltips, displaying when I hoover the mouse over icons in gnome shell. The tooltips displaying normally the names of the applictaions in the dash. The ...
0
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1answer
69 views

smplayer doesn't show the formatting from the ass files

I have SMplayer on ubuntu 13.10 and it works perfectly, but when I tried to play a video with an ass file"Arabic language", it doesn't show the correct font formatting from the subtitle file, instead ...
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0answers
212 views

UI font has rendering glitches in GNOME Shell

I don't really know how to describe this problem in English. A picture can say more words - look at the tabs at the top of the linked image. The current font settings are shown as well. I don't ...
0
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0answers
55 views

Can't display other font than sans

My Ubuntu install (upgrade from 13.04) no longer displays any font that is not regular sans. I don't have a monospace font (miss it so much!), terminals and everywhing displays in the same font but ...
0
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0answers
21 views

how to increase the font and icon in Ubuntu and in the installed software?

I am buying a 15' notebook with Full HD resolution but the icon and the text are too litle for me Can I change these value? and for the text inside the installed programs (menu programs, etc)? Is it ...
0
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0answers
161 views

what are the monospace fonts?

Simple question, what are the monospace fonts ? I know that are fixed size fonts and that are used on terminal, but how can I know which are monospace ? and why if I change it I dont see any change on ...
0
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1answer
269 views

Change color of Applet context menu font or background

As seen here http://i.imgur.com/9tySBEi.png, theres little contrast between the greys. I'm using the FlatStudio theme with Faenza Dark icons. I'm assuming it's because the icons are for a dark theme, ...
2
votes
0answers
603 views

Ubuntu 12.10 Gnome Shell Title Bar Fonts [closed]

The font in my 12.10 Gnome Shell title bar is displaying some characters incorrectly (see snapshot). This behavior happened once before, but logging back in fixed it. I installed some xfonts in ...
0
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0answers
102 views

Harf Buzz was implemented?

One of the new features of Gnome 3.6 is the new font render motor HarfBuzz what improve the font quality, HarfBuzz is included with Ubuntu 12.10 with Unity? That is all
0
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3answers
2k views

How to reset Ubuntu Fonts? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Reset gnome font configuration? I've just followed some advice on askubuntu and installed gnome-shell over lubuntu. Everything went smooth, apart from the fonts that ...
2
votes
1answer
180 views

I shrank my font too small, How do I fix this?

I was trying to find the perfect font size and shrank the font to zero. now all the fonts in apps and menus are so tiny the dont even show with zoom. How can I fix this? Ubuntu 12.04 Gnome. I tried ...
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vote
1answer
120 views

After system crash all characters are substituted by rectangles

After a system crash and therefore a reboot all characters got substituted by white rectangles (only these rectangles are displayed by 12.04 LTS - even in the terminal). The characters in e.g. Google ...
2
votes
1answer
3k views

How to resize fonts?

After upgrading to 12.04 my fonts are now huge. The only way I have found to solve it, is by running the following command after startup: $ sudo gnome-settings-daemon ** (process:3299): WARNING **: ...
1
vote
0answers
251 views

Tildes not displaying properly on GNOME shell [closed]

I've been using GNOME shell for a long while, and still can't find a fix for this. There are certain fonts (like Roboto, Lucida Grande, among others) displaying tildes wrong, also with eñes (n with a ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

How to change fontsize for the panel text with gnome 3.2?

I don't have very good eyes. So I use a huge monitor. To get a sharp picture I use it in it's original resolution 1920 x 1200. THen I change the size of all fonts to about at least 150% the original ...
1
vote
1answer
731 views

Fuzzy font in gnome shell top panel

I have Ubuntu 11.10 running gnome-shell. The font on the top panel is fuzzy as shown below. The font displayed in applications is clear. How to have clear font in the top panel?
1
vote
1answer
621 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 ...
14
votes
5answers
26k 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 ...
8
votes
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 ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

How to make all fonts available in Konsole/Yakuake?

At the moment I only have monospaced fonts and not all of them (I have the ubuntu monospaced font and it is not listed in the dialog). Update: I forgot to mention that I use Gnome 2.
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votes
2answers
419 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 ...
3
votes
1answer
613 views

Empathy doesn't obey system/theme/gnome-appearence font settings

I actually had this problem since at least 10.04. Empathy ignores gnome-appearance-properties, and settings in /etc/fonts/fonts.conf It's not just a matter of font size, but also it renders Unicode ...
5
votes
3answers
2k views

Colour font installation (emoji) in Maverick Meerkat

I've tried to install this Apple Emoji TTF font but even the Font Viewer doesn't render them correctly. Does anyone have an idea about whether this kind of font is supported in 10.10/Gnome 2.32 ?
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0answers
268 views

Fonts are too wide [closed]

Two days ago some fonts on my system become too widespaced, like this: See how big and widespaced the fonts on Clementine playlist are and how good they look on the appmenu (where my mouse pointer ...
8
votes
1answer
2k views

How to fix choppy fonts after using KDE System Settings?

I used KDE System Settings to configure my KDE appearance settings (I wanted to make KolourPaint look native), even though I use GNOME. I changed some font settings through it, and now all of my fonts ...
3
votes
4answers
619 views

the font of gnome suddenly became weird

I'm using ubuntu 10.04. The font of gnome became very weird when I surfed the Internet. I have used it for several months since the 10.04 is released. And I always install all the updates. It's the ...
8
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2answers
10k views

Reset gnome font configuration?

How do I reset the font settings - actual font and size - to their default? (I changed some values in System->Preferences->Appearance->Fonts) This is particularly important with the new Ubuntu font ...
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?