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

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How to fix bangla fonts problem in firefox?

I am facing some problem in firefox browser in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. It is not showing Bangla fonts properly. How to fix this?
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Kubuntu 14.04: Font rendering on KDE Issues (Rendering Ubuntu fonts as Debian default)

Kubuntu 14.04 is working fine on my computer but I have recently installed it from my USB Device using other boot managers from which allowed me to boot to USB. Now after I got to Xscreensaver the ...
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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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GUI DPI scaling on certain apps very small

I recently installed STEAM and webcamstudio on my UBUNTU machine which is running a resolution of 1920 x 1080. I have found that these applications do not honor the system-wide font sizes, but use ...
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Kannada font not rendering after upgrading from 14.04 to 16.04 [duplicate]

After upgrading from Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04, Kannada text is appearing as boxes. In 14.04 they used to rendered correctly. How to correct it? google home page screenshot (Kannada and Telugu text ...
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Removing specific Fonts and how to identify the packages they belong to?

How to find and remove fonts ( I know this have been asked many times - and searching gives you 20 ways to install 1 to remove ) In Font Manager I see 734 Font Families I do like beautifull fonts, and ...
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Fonts totally unreadable

I've just upgraded from 10.04 to 10.10 and my fonts are all just small rectangles with nothing in them. They are completely unreadable. EVEN THE FONTS IN THE TERMINAL. Thank god the fonts in my ...
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Ubuntu 14.4 64 bit: cursor is small thumbnail of doc, system runs slow, frame by frame

I believed I was having an issue with my AMD HD5450 card, replaced driver then system would not proceed beyond Ubuntu splash screen and ended up using dpkg -r fglrx-dev fglrx-amdcccle fglrx System ...
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Arabic text does not render [duplicate]

I just upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04. Now any Arabic text is displayed as squares, as shown in the image below. I tried installing the Arabic language pack but this did not solve the problem.
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Google Chrome ugly fonts on Ubuntu Gnome [on hold]

I've installed Ubuntu Gnome 15.04 and updated everything to the latest version, things looked fine on Firefox but when I installed Chrome (My main browser everywhere) I found fonts to be weird and ...
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Ubuntu 15.10: blurry texts and images

I'm all new to Linux systems environment, therefore as Ubuntu itself — I'm using the 15.10 "Wily Werewolf" version —, and I've already searched a lot on the internet, in this, and several ...
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PDF font falls back to DejaVu Sans, need a monospace replacement

I have a PDF that features code fragments and it references Courier Std (which is not available on my system and I am not planning to buy it either). The problem is that in the Evince Document Viewer ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - How to override fonts?

I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04, everything went nice and smooth except when I installed Chrome, and logged in to my account to check my watch history on YouTube, then I came across this weird ...
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Times New Roman font missing in LibreOffice Writer

There is no Times New Roman Font present in LibreOffice Writer. I looked upon the question Installing Times New Roman font. But I have the fonts installed on my system already, but is it not showing ...
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Ubuntu MATE 14.04: Skype font, mouse and look bug

i recently installed Ubuntu MATE 14.04 on my computer, I want have skype but this happend: (Mouse also changed (old ugly black kde mouse)). Any solution to fix this bug?
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Gtk theming in applications changed after update, so have nautilus fonts

After I updated Ubuntu 16.04, the fonts in nautilus and desktop and a bunch of other places have changed and don't look their usual self. Here is how the fonts look like now: Also the theming in ...
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Getting smooth Terminal fonts under Gnome 3

In Gnome 3, the Terminal/monospace font rendering is really bad - not smooth, but thin and jagged. What can I do to make it smooth, somewhat "blurry"? It doesn't seem to follow Gnome Tweak Tool's ...
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How to add custom color scheme to gedit-3.14.0

I change the xml file in the /usr/share/gtksourceview-3.0/styles/ but it didn't work, and when I want to add my own scheme through the Preference --> Font&Color and it replied that "The ...
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Adding Fonts to home/.fonts changes firefox fonts

I added about 35 free fonts that I downloaded off the internet into ~/.fonts (the folder didn't exist so i made it). This in Ubuntu Gnome 16.04. I added the files mainly for image editors but not just ...
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Font corruption in code-like windows (e.g., tortoisehg)

My probabem is best illustrated by a picture (screenshot from tortoisehg-3.7.3): As you can see, there are two problems: The font of the changeset ID is corrupted Most noticably, the font in the ...
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Ugly font rendering with Android Studio on Java8

I am using Oracle Java 8 and Android Studio, but it is difficult to work with it because of the ugly font rendering. Here are some screen-shots. I am using Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 64 bit, Android Studio ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 : Corrupted text and images

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 blurry ...
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WPS font problem

I downloaded WPS office on my Machine and it is showing this problem that You can see in Screen Shot.I download MICROSOFT fonts and placed them in home/.fonts directory but still it does not work..
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Fonts in Ubuntu Touch

I would like to know if there is a way to install new fonts in Ubuntu Touch without making the image writable. I want to use this emoji-set, because I don't like the original emojis. On my desktop ...
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Half-installed ttf-mscorefonts-installer [duplicate]

13.04 raring ringtail - 64 bit How do I repair or remove the package so that I can install netflix on my laptop? I get this error message from apt-get: dpkg: error processing ...
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“Failure to download extra data files” with ttf-mscorefonts-installer on Ubuntu 16.04

I have been receiving notifications about "failure to download extra data files" from update notifier. It asked me to download fonts in request from the ttf-mscorefonts-installer package. However, ...
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PDFTK, CODE128 and UTF-8

I'm used to fill PDF forms from PHP using PDFTK. Recently, I was asked to insert a code-128 barcode in a PDF. To do so, I created a PDF with several text fields for human-readable entries plus a ...
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How to reset font size in ubuntu 14.04?

After my last update and restart ubuntu changed the font size to a very small one! How can I change it back to normal? as you can see over the red it is very small
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Font error in Evince

When I open a pdf file in Evince from a terminal: I/O Error: Cannot open '/usr/local/texlive/2014/texmf-dist/fonts/opentype/public/tex-gyre/texgyrecursor-regular.otf' Syntax Error: failed to load ...
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fontconfig-infinality changes are not getting reflected on Qt4.8.7

I have installed fontconfig-infinality on ubuntu 14.04 to solve qt4.8.7 Antialiasing/Font-Hinting issue. Using Ubuntu Font. Made changes on /etc/profile.d/infinality-settings.sh and doing ...
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How to make ttf-mscorefonts-installer package download fonts, after it says it installed?

When I install "Installer for Microsoft TrueType core fonts" (ttf-mscorefonts-installer) from the Software Center on 14.04, it gives a positive response--but after this I get a download error. It ...
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The Unicode look of disapproval no longer displays correctly in 16.04 - how do I fix this?

The Unicode look of disapproval no longer displays correctly within Chrome and Firefox in Ubuntu 16.04: As you can see, the Unicode replacement character is shown instead of the correct symbol. ...
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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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How to install and enable Arial narrow in ubuntu & eclipse? [duplicate]

I want to use Arial narrow font in my BIRT report (in eclipse). How to enable after installing Arial font.
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Ubuntu Touch: change font

I love my Bq Aquaris M10, but I have some trouble with the default font every now and then. So like on Ubuntu Desktop, I would like to change the font. Is there any way to do that? I dont mind using ...
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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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Why changing system default fonts won't work for menu items?

I have installed unity-tweak-tool and tinkered with the font settings. I have set all fonts to italic. However, it seems not applicable to all fields. For example, items in drop down menu and pop-up ...
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Custom font with dmenu

I found references at various places running dmenu like so : dmenu_run -b -fn 'Inconsolata 12' However, whatever variation of the font name I try, I always get dmenu: warning: cannot load font ...
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After 15.10 to 16.04 update some characters became unreadable

After 15.10 to 16.04 upgrade some fonts/characters (Chinese, Japanese and Korean) in Chrome and Chromium became so thin that they are almost impossible to read. Some random search result from Google ...
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How to change CJK fallback font?

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS from 14.04 LTS. All worked pretty fine except for an issue on Chinese fonts which I've been unable to resolve. While the font is mostly OK in system ...
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Package 'ttf-mscorefonts-installer' has no installation candidate

I am having a Java based web application running in Amazon EC2 Ubuntu server. I use Jasper reports to generate some reports in PDF format. I built these reports using 'Jaspersoft Studio' Now, when I ...
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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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Change font and cursor size with custom Xsession

Running 16.04 beta 2. Installed i3 and am using a custom .desktop session: [Desktop Entry] Name=Xsession Exec=/etc/X11/Xsession My ~/.Xsession file starts i3. Fonts in i3 are correct and ...
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Chrome fonts in suggestion box of any text fields is bold

All of a sudden, this happened to my PC. As you could see, the suggestion box is suddenly in bold! I remember installing dependencies and libraries to my PC prior to this happening through apt-get, ...
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Why are fonts being substituted in Libreoffice even if they are installed?

I am very sure Arial is installed on my computer, because when I type fc-match Arial I see LiberationSans-Regular.ttf: "Liberation Sans" "Regular" as the output in the terminal. However all the fonts ...
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Problem Installing MS fonts for Libre Office @ Ubuntu 14.04 codename Trusty

MY FIRST STEP IN THE TERMINAL: aivinor@mcph:~$ sudo apt-get install ttf-mscorefonts-installer Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The ...
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Cross Linux-Flavor Method - List all fonts

I was trying to use x11, or file system, to get a list of all the installed fonts on the system. Is there a cross linux-flavor method to do this?
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What is the ubuntu font closest to Helvetica?

As I understand we don't have the font Helvetica in Ubuntu. Is there any font that is very similar to it? How can I install it?
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TTY Font Resets on Reboot

My TTY font doesn't persist over a reboot. Even after running sudo dpkg-reconfigure console-setup and choosing a font, if I reboot, it resets to whatever ugly thing the default is. What do I do to ...