Questions related to the management, installation and removal of fonts.

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Font Manager Fails in Ubuntu 16.04

The Font Manager application fails to initialize in Ubuntu 16.04. When I run Font Manager it starts to initialize saying "Querying installed files..." but quickly hangs. An Exit needs to use the ...
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Segeo UI Font Problem

I want to know the actually steps to install Segoe UI font on ubuntu 13.04, I copied segoe*.ttf manually to "/usr/share/fonts" and "/usr/share/fonts/msttcorefonts" and the used "fc-cache -f -v" ...
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Damn font won't go away! Does anyone have an idea why? [on hold]

So I'm not a 'Computer Wiz' like my dad, but while he's at work I thought I'd ask other experts. So I was restarting my computer sometime last week and this error popped out of nowhere! I don't know ...
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What is the difference between target=“font” and target=“pattern” in fontconfig?

I am trying to understand why some of tests in my fonts.conf work with <match target="pattern"> (the default), another ones with <match target="font">, and not at all otherwise. For ...
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Font settings not working in Xfce keyboard layout panel plugin in 16.06

There is this bug: font cannot be changed in xfce4-xkb-plugin, the applet that displays keyboard layouts. In fact the font can be changed but is displayed much bigger. Can this be fixed somehow?
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Python plots won't display: “Font config error”

I am trying to plot some histograms with matplotlib.pyplot through the PyCharm IDE. Whenever I run my project, I get the same thing: Font config error: cannot load default config file and no ...
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Why can't java find my fonts?

Whenever I try to run any jar file via java -jar file.jar, I get an exception saying: Exception in thread "main" java.lang.NoSuchFieldError: fontFile I just earlier today was having the same issue ...
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Fonts in Netbeans

I installed Netbeans and I noticed that the fonts that I had in my GUI on Windows is not the same and I cant find the font anywhere in the list of fonts. How can I get all the fonts into Netbeans
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Are .fon kind of fonts supported in ubuntu?

I had a problem with libre office (overlapping text with images) as mentioned in my previous question . So I copied Fonts from windows and placed it in /usr/share/fonts . Some fonts from windows are ...
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Conky does not use instructed font with “can't load Xft font” error

conky: can't load Xft font 'Ubuntu:size=8,weight:normal' is the error message which appears in the terminal. use_xft yes is present in the Conky config file. The Conky file can be found here
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How to install OTF fonts?

I know how to install TrueType fonts (by copying them to /usr/share/fonts/truetype and doing sudo fc-cache -f) but what about OTF formats? I didn't find a suitable folder to copy them to.
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line-height problem when using ž character

If I write a line containgin ž in konsole or kwrite, the line height gets messed up. Is the default font broken, or is it the apps? Didn't know where to report the bug, so "ask ubuntu" sounded as a ...
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LibreOffice Calc: two documents with same font and size with different results

I created two documents (meant to be front and back of a brochure) with LibreOffice Calc. I used the same font and size (Droid Sans size 10) for both and they came out of the printer in very different ...
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About nemo file manager: How can I change font color of folder name in toolbar button?

About Nemo file manager : How can I change font color of folder name in toolbar button ? Because I deeply prefer Ambiance theme,so I want to keep it but it mess up with the theme of Nemo which is my ...
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Plasma 5 Fonts Not Working

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04 and installed the kubuntu-desktop package in order to take advantage of KDE5. However, the fonts and similar visual systems are completely refusing to work, even ...
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How to solve the problem of missing of fonts in the words in Ubuntu-Gnome 16.04? [closed]

I just installed Ubuntu-Gnome 16.04, but when I try to write, any word with fonts, greater than 12, then some letters in the word are missing... Sorry for the delay. My problem appeared after the ...
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The letter ü is not shown correctly

For some time now, words with the letter ü aren't shown correctly anymore for me with Ubuntu Gnome 16.04. In this picture, you can see that the cursor after typing ü is in front of(!) the ü. When I ...
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Using installed fonts in gnome-terminal

Recently I have been messing with gnome-terminal to make it look more appealing. I tried using installed fonts that were in my ~/.fonts folder (installed with Font Viewer) but when I edit the gnome-...
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Mscorefonts problems

I tried installing ttf-mscorefonts-installer from the terminal, because I want to use Wine. It looked kind of like it failed on the Comic Sans part. Viewing it just displays the text in another font. ...
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Ubuntu doesn't display fonts properly on some sites like Facebook

I had the same issue on OpenSUSE. ms fonts is installed. Tried with the following 2 browsers: Firefox Chrome
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Font displaying as squares in terminal preview

I have recently installed inconsolata and now when I go to preview the font it shows up as squares. This is a preview form my terminal. Here are my file permissions: > ls -lh /usr/share/fonts/...
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Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 Cant change conky font

I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 and installed Gnome DE 3.18. Then installed conky-manager to customize my desktop. Everything worked well and the only problem now I am facing is changing fonts. I ...
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Fonts problem / debugging font-cache?

I'm currently trying to debug a font problem under 16.04 LTS. I have installed some TTF fonts in /usr/local/share/fonts, and some programs (such as gnome-specimen) correctly show all four font faces (...
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Ubuntu 16.04 does not recognize Baveuse regular font, only 3D

Even if both fonts are present in the zip archive Ubuntu 16.04 only recognizes the 3D variant, whereas Ubuntu Studio 14.04 could recognize them both. What is the problem?
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Hindi display of words such as “pra” “gra”

Words such as (pran) - प्राण, (grameen) - ग्रामीण are incorrect when compared with traditional hindi writing. The first alphabet should have a small forward slash joined towards the bottom to ...
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font problem in photoshop used via playonlinux [duplicate]

I had installed Photoshop under Playonlinux , but i got a problem with fonts in the dialog; for example when i want to create a new PSD document as shown: I had searched in google for a solution , ...
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Font warning Ubuntu 16.04

After upgraded ubuntu from 15.04 to 16.04, I have problem with font. Font warning libreoffice and Text Subject on libreoffice blur (see attachment). what should i do with the problem? That's problem ...
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How to re-install and activate fonts

I am using Ubunut 16.04 LTS. I have noticed that after each update of the system, firefox and chromium browsers not recognizing previously installed fonts ( windows and Mac fonts ). Is there any way ...
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font problem in ubuntu 16.4. Devanagari, hindi, Malayalam, fonts looks like splitted into consonants

font problem in ubuntu 16.4. Devanagari, hindi, Malayalam, fonts looks like splitted into consonants.
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Ugly/Non Anti-Aliased fonts in Java-Swing Applications

I've recently switched to Ubuntu and I've installed Oracle's Java JDK 8u45 (32 bit) using the webupd8team/java repository. Everything seems to be working fine except that the Java-Swing applications ...
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How to automatically install entire Google Web Fonts collection?

I'm basically looking for an unattended way to deploy/install the Google Web Fonts collection into several Ubuntu boxes. I've searched for PPAs, packages or user scripts but without much luck. Any ...
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How do I fix fonts not rendering and missing letters?

I have a fresh installation of Ubuntu 14.10 on my laptop. It appears that letters are missing from files and folders, as well as menus and configuration windows. I'm not sure where to start in order ...
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Some Fonts don't appear in LibreOffice

I installed some fonts (mingliu.ttc) by putting them in ~/.fonts/ The font is visible in other applications (such as Abiword & Firefox). But it does not appear in the font menu of LibreOffice. ...
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Firefox can't display math in wikipedia.org

When I try to open a wikipedia page with equations I see just blank space in their place: Although I can see png and image files in other wiki pages. I checked permissions in Tool > Page Info and ...
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Use emoji inside terminal

OS X has emoji support inside terminal, and I'm a little jelly. Emoji One Color SVGinOT Font brings emoji support to Ubuntu, but at the moment the terminal will only render monochrome emojis. Is ...
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How to get Apple Color Emojis to work on Ubuntu?

In order to get Emojis rendered on Ubuntu machines, one can simply install the ttf-ancient-fonts package. But these are not coloured and by far not as nice as the well-known Apple Color Emojis. How ...
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Qtbase5 installation modified graphics significantly

I was trying to apply a patch, which has been a problem because information on this subject is very limited. I use Kubuntu 16.04 LTS, by the way. For some reason I thought that the package to be ...
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Why does the console output stop being bold half way on startup?

I have my Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 with GNOME 3.20 installation setup so that I get the verbose console output on startup (I upgraded from 15.10 where I already had it enabled). During the upgrade somewhere ...
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Problem with fonts Ubuntu MATE 16.04

I have changed rendering to Sub-pixel smoothing(LCDs) and now I have same light and regular widths of fonts. Also know it doesn't show any difference between medium and bold fonts. When I try to ...
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How to change the text font color on multiple PDF pages at once?

This is a question which keeps coming back to me and hitherto has remained unanswered. Having once again spent too much time googling for a solution in vain, can anyone help? Goal I'm looking for a ...
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How do I change the line spacing in Terminal?

Is it possible to change the line spacing in Terminal, or is there some other app that allows it? I'm moving from the Mac, and its terminal app has this feature which allows line spacing to be ...
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How can I determine which installed fonts can display a certain glyph?

Given a glyph (eg: '👌'), how do I determine which (if any!) fonts contain it? That particular glyph displays in firefox, so presumably it's on my system, but I've not been able to get it displayed ...
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Font or windows scaling changed between 15.10 and 16.04

After update from 15.10 to 16.04 it seems that some scaling was changed, so fonts in 16.04 looks smaller (see attached screenshots). Do you know which settings is responsible for that? 15.10 16.04
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Ubuntu touch desktop mode display settings

I have a couple of questions about the desktop mode on ubuntu touch (I currently have a Meizu Pro 5). When I connect the phone to an external display (1920x1080 screen, I think, using a Microsoft ...
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The font kerning on the Gnome Terminal is broken

After upgrading to 16.04, my terminal looks like this: The font is the default one. How can I debug/fix this
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Fonts are not embedded into a pdf?

I have created a pdf file using the pdflatex command but some fonts are not embedded into it. Please see the output of pdffonts. I have also checked "updmap --edit" to see whether the option "...
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How to change desktop font color in xfce when using nautilus to show desktop

I'm trying to change the desktop font color in xubuntu after I replaced thunar with nautilus to be the default file manager. Right now I have gray text color which is not visible on almost any ...
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making a selected font in the console to default

Please bear with me am a newbie.I have run "dpkg-reconfigure console-setup" in order to change the font. Am wondering if there is any way to configure my font size to be the fixed. What happens on my ...
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How can I fix corrupted text and images (Ubuntu 14.04)?

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 onto my system and the text and images have been quite blurry - please see the image here: . Specifics: When I hover my mouse pointer over the text/image, it becomes ...