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After the upgrade 13.04 to 13.10 I have problems with characters rendering in a weird way

Since the upgrade from 13.04 to 13.10 some characters in a text render in a weird way. As if pixels in the characters are missing. It seems to be random. Sometimes it's in the terminal, another time ...
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1answer
163 views

After recovering from suspend, artifacts appear in text

I have Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 64-bit installed on my Panasonic CF-51 laptop (GPU: Intel 945GM). When I recover from suspend mode, artifacts appear in the text. These artifacts look random. This occurred ...
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2answers
574 views

Install TTF fonts in Xorg

I need to install some truetype fonts on my system, in order to make them available to some old style app (tgif). I created a new dir in /usr/share/fonts/truetype/mynewfont, copied my TTF files ...
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1answer
533 views

Lubuntu font too small to read

My Lubuntu font size suddenly turned extremely tiny (upper case characters are 4 pixels high) for some reason. The only possible change I can think of is I turned on desktop sharing (vino) in the ...
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2answers
235 views

How to find what particular fonts are used for the system GTK theme in XUbuntu?

Some non-native applications (say IntelliJ Idea) use ugly fonts instead of those the whole system does. I'd like to configure them manually but I don't know what particular font (there are so many...) ...
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3answers
2k views

GNU Emacs can't work on X11 and crashes with a message "Font `Ubuntu Mono 13'

I got an GNU Emacs' problem, it can't work on X11 and crashes with a message "Font `Ubuntu Mono 13' is not defined" but it works fine without X, more Xemacs can run without problem, GNU Emacs is a ...
5
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1answer
12k views

How to install xorg-x11-fonts

I need to install xorg-x11-fonts. I was searching in Google how to install them but couldn't really find anything. I need it for Ubuntu 11.04.
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2answers
561 views

Are x11 bitmapped fonts necessary?

Are the x11 100 and 75 dpi fonts absolutely necessary? If Ubuntu has TrueType support, (as well as OpenType) why do I need all those bit-mapped fonts hanging around? Can I delete them? (and/or ...
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0answers
303 views

Barcode font doesn't render properly [closed]

I use a barcode font that came with my POS software for printing labels and price tags. I have a database set up in LibreOffice that prints a report with the barcodes. However, not all of the glyphs ...
3
votes
4answers
591 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 ...
6
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1answer
332 views

Upgrading to 10.10 has made the terminal go crazy

I asked this question on the unix/linux SE and someone suggested I try my luck here. The problem is this: since upgrading to 10.10, the terminal has gone a little funny. Here's a picture of the ...
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3answers
303 views

What fonts are absolutely required? [closed]

Is it possible, to wipe all fonts other than TrueType fonts? If so, how? What fonts are absolutely needed/necessary in a working X environment?