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

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Firefox in Ubuntu 12.04 stops recognize Helvetica and others fonts

Sunddely Firefox stops recognize TTF. All text assigned to special fonts as Helvetica is now presented with Arial or other plain font.. The last changes registered in log of updates was on 03 May. I ...
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Fonts suddenly look different and larger, Unity panel larger, notification bubbles smaller on account.

So, I have absolutely no idea how any of this happened. I first noticed that my Chromium font was different. I thought nothing of it. Then, a TON of odd things happened. All of my fonts looked very ...
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Sheet name font size on LibreOffice Calc is too small

I am using LibreOffice 3.5.3.2 (Ubuntu 12.04) and the buttons to switch tabs in Calc are written with small fonts. They're so small I can't even read what is written on them. I could not find a way ...
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Broken Fonts problem with Ubuntu 11.10

Upgraded from Ubuntu 11.10 to 12.04. With 11.10, I had broken fonts. I hoped to get rid of these broken fonts with 12.04 but problem has worsened. Any solution?
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Fonts are not properly displayed in X applications [closed]

Why my r is looking like r? Just look at the images
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Installed .pcf fonts not available

I'm trying to install the font from http://font.gohu.eu/ on 12.04. It recommends the pcf font but when I install it, I do not see it in any applications (gvim, gnome-terminal, gnome-tweak-tool). I ...
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How can I change the size of the Dash font?

I've just installed and configured Ubuntu 12.04 on my machine. I've changed all font sizes, with the myunity tool, and they're now all set to the Ubuntu font size 9. However, I can't find anywhere in ...
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install artwiz fonts in ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to install the artwiz fonts in ubuntu 12.04 and following this thread. But xfonts-artwiz2 package doesn't exist in 12.04. Also the thread is too old! I am trying to install the osnap ...
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KDE fonts not rendering bold in Ubuntu 12.04

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 with some KDE programs: kate and yakuake. Neither of these programs will render bold font. Instead, the font appears as "Regular". How can I fix this? The image below shows an ...
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Backup/Migrate all fonts from 11.10 to 12.04 (all locations)

I don't know whether this is correct, but I seem to recall that there are multiple places to store fonts, especially with true type stuff, and multiple ways to install them (some I double click, some ...
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Fonts look bad in Microsoft Office using Wine

Office fonts in wine look very different from what they look in Windows or LibreOffice. As can be seen from the attached screenshots, they look blurry in some sizes and aliased in other sizes. You ...
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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 ...
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How can I install Lucida Grande font using apt-get? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install fonts? I am looking for a package and repository from where I can install Lucida Grande font and eventually others.
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Error font render in Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit?

I have copied all font on Windows 7 into Ubuntu 12.04 64bit and it error to render like the picture I post below.
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Where is the font size selection tool that used to be in the appearance area? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change fonts and adjust their size? I need to resize the system fonts for the apps but I can't find it anymore, it used to be in Appearance but not anymore. ...
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What was the default font for Ubuntu 11.04?

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my system.Everything is going fine.But I thing I got that it has different font by default.So I want to change it in Gedit and Terminal from this question.But I want ...
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How to configure Kubuntu fonts to look line ones used in Unity - Ubuntu 12.04?

Because Unity and Gnome3 where too buggy and unstable I switched to Kubuntu and now I do have a really good speed and, so far, stability. Still, the problem with Kuduntu, is the all the fonts are ...
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How to change menu font contrast in Gnome Classic? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: 12.04 gnome classic ambiance oneric I have problem with color of menu in Ubuntu 12.04 (Gnome Classic). Look image: In Gnome Classic (No effect) all is OK. Sorry ...
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Bad Bengali font?

I just installed Precise in my native language (Bengali). I'd post an image, but apparently new users can't post images on this forum. The Bengali font is oddly small and difficult to read. I don't ...
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Why is Chinese text displaying strangely?

I just upgraded to 12.04 and should have pretty default settings, yet Chinese text is displaying inconsistently. In the example below, for instance, 九 and 山 (two out of three characters) look as ...
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How do I change the chat font in Skype 2.2.0.35?

Is there a way to change the font used by Skype for chat?
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Google Earth Font Problem [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to fix fonts in Google Earth 6? I installed Google Earth 64 bit in Ubuntu 12.04, and the fonts look ugly, no surprise there. I went through the process of installing ...
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Where's the default Farsi(Persian) font file?

There is a default font for each language in ubuntu, which is displayed in menus, captions, etc. As far as I'm concerned they're located in /usr/shared/fonts. My problem is that I can't find the ...
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gVIM has too much space between characters

I installed ubuntu 12.04 lts yesterday, and didn't change any system setting, but gvim can't get correct font display, there's too much space between character. Screeshot : ...
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How can I set and get the tty console font? [duplicate]

1.How can I set the font and size of the TTYs? The command: dpkg-reconfigure console-setup allows me to choose certain fonts/sizes that cannot be installed (an error message appears after the ...
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When I install Xubuntu 12.04, the Qt-applications font is horrible

What is the proper way to set up fonts in Skype, VLC, and so on?
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How to make Tamil fonts work in a chat client?

Please tell me how to enable Tamil fonts in Chat client. I already have the newest version of IBus in 11.10.
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How can I change global font colors in Ubuntu 12.04?

After the 12.04 upgrade, there's a problem with the contrast between the font color and the background color. I had the same problem when I upgraded from 11.04 to 11.10, and fixed it at that time, ...
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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 **: ...
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How to set oxygen-gtk font preferences

So I upgrade to 12.04 (clean install) from 11.04. I got used to many things in 11.04, one of which is this great work oxygen-gtk I knew there is gtk3 version, and expected everything to be smooth for ...
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Netbeans all menu fonts are bold after upgrade to 12.04

After updating ubuntu to 12.04 all fonts got bold. I haven't installed themes or configured fonts. from netbeans about: Product Version: NetBeans IDE 7.1 (Build 201112071828) Java: 1.7.0_03; ...
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How can I get the browser to render font exactly like Windows 7? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I make fonts look like they do in Windows? I don't like the small fonts in the browser. However, increasing the size causes trouble; the last word in a sentence ...
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How can I fix TTF fonts' ligatures (tt, ti, fi, ff, etc) in Firefox?

With certain Windows fonts there is a display issue where ligature-kerning seems to flip out and make the two letters bold. Here's a screenshot of an email using Helvetica in Firefox: As you can ...
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Change font size in Skype messaging

Is there a way to change the size of the font in the chat/messaging used in Skype on Ubuntu? I'm using Skype Beta 2.2.0.35, and Ubuntu 11.10. Currently the font is too small for me, and there doesn't ...
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Migrating fonts from old to new server

I have an "old" Ubuntu 11.10 server. I have a new (Amazon EC2) Ubuntu 11.10 server. I can only access them through the command line. How can I migrate all the installed fonts from the old machine to ...
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Ubuntu “Fonts” Lense?

I use a lot of Ubuntu-Versions with Unity. I have a question about the Lense-Type "Fonds"? There are no "Apps Available for Download" in the Ubuntu Software Center. Which benefit brings this ...
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GillSans font doesn't show up in any applications

I am running Ubuntu 10.04, Lucid Lynx, and I'm trying to add some fonts for use with Libre Office. In particular, I've placed a GillSans.ttc font file into /usr/share/fonts/truetype by copying it ...
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What is the fallback font in ubuntu?

What font does Ubuntu use for really irregular characters like 𠆢, and just general Chinese characters? Since it sort of falls back to a font that does have the glyphs, its impossible to tell where ...
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How do I select a subset of the available fonts for a particular application [closed]

Having all those exotic fonts (for an European), like Chinese, Hindi or Russian fonts, is nice for a web browser. You never get those ugly unicode blocks and get the original glyphs instead. However, ...
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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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Why do fonts look horrible in any java application?

All fonts in java applications look horrible. I have seen a few questions about this previously, but they are quite old now (11.04 was the most recent, but that didn't seem to be the same problem). ...
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How to change default fonts in Xubuntu

How can i change the default font settings in xubuntu? All i can find is the overall font settings in the appearance menu, i want to be able to set things like my monospace font for the terminal? ...
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Monospace and Ubuntu Mono

When trying to set the default font in terminal. There are two 'monospace' fonts that interested me: 1. Ubuntu Mono 2. Monospace. I found Ubuntu Mono in /usr/share/fonts, but I couldn't find the other ...
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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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How to change the font size of preview options when using an input method?

I'm using IBus for pinyin in 11.10. A previous AskUbuntu poster mentioned that s/he increased font size to 14 point in Preferences. I'm unable to find a setting in Preferences that allows me to do ...
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Ugly OpenJDK fonts

Is there a way to make OpenJDK 7 fonts look exactly the same as Oracle JDK 7 fonts? I use Intellij IDEA and today tried it with OpenJDK, but fonts look ugly. I tried several tricks with ...
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Tool for cleaning installed fonts

I have have installed too much fonts (11.10); now my system is very slow (memory full, etc.). Does a tool exist in order to clean my mess up?
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What is the set of any font in Gnome-Tweak-Tool?

I know that: Default font-is just default Document font-for Documents Window title fonts is for titles. What the others are for? What is monospace font? I only know it's a font like any font. ...
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Facebook Bangla font Problem in google chrome

I am using google chrome (not chromium) in ubuntu 11.10. I have installed all bangla fonts, set encode to unicode and set bangla font in chrome. It shows all bangla fonts excepts facebook profile ...
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How to change the default font for Bless hex editor?

bless seems slightly better to me then ghex, but it has this ugly default font I can't stand. My system monospaced font is set to Droid Sans Mono, size 9 and bless uses Courier New, size 12. It's ...