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

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How do I select the system fonts in Ubuntu 11.10? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change fonts and adjust their size? Before 11.10 one could change the system default fonts in the Appearance settings changer, but now one can only change the ...
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Where are theme customizations in 11.10? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change the theme? I upgraded, and now I need to tweak my fonts for the Ambiance theme - and I can't find anyplace to do it - in fact, the whole preview dialog ...
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I can't seem to change the font rendering setting? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change fonts and adjust their size? How do I change it from what seems to be no dithering and ultra-sharp fonts to a more smooth appearence, and from RGB to ...
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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 ...
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How to fix font rendering (no anti-aliasing) in Unity global menu and search?

Since I've upgraded my system to Ubuntu 11.10, Unity's global menu and search are having font rendering problems (no anti-aliasing, bad font sizes). No problem in sub-menus. The font rendering ...
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Themes, fonts - why can't u change it anymore? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change fonts and adjust their size? Why is it not possible anymore the change the themes and fonts?
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Why does Google Chrome not show websites' correct fonts?

I just did a fresh install of 11.10, and installed Google Chrome. For many sites it does not display the correct font (it shows the fall-back font instead). Both Chromium and Firefox show fonts ...
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How to change desktop font and font size [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change fonts and adjust their size? The desktop's font is too big. Also, I want to change the font. gnome-tweak-tool did not have the option for that.
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How can I change font color?

The default font color is gray and the contrast makes it hard to read. How can I keep the theme (Ambiance) but make the font dark? I knew how to do this prior to Ubuntu 11.10 but now I can't find ...
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How to change the default monospaced font? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change fonts and adjust their size? In Oneiric Ocelot, the default monospaced font in "Ubuntu Mono" with size 13; I can see it from the gedit Preferences. In ...
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Blurry Fonts in XFCE

Since my system was laggy in Gnome 3 i switched to XFCE, but now all the titlebar and menu fonts are blurry but the fonts in chromium seem normal. The Nvidia config tell that my refresh rate is 75Hz ...
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Where have the font settings gone in 11.10/Oneiric Ocelot? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change fonts and adjust their size? Since the shake-up of all the settings screens, how on earth does one edit their font settings? Particularly the ...
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How can I install ecofont?

ex.: on Ubuntu 11.04 - how can I install ecofont? http://www.ecofont.com/
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Any way of changing NetBeans application font? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Ugly fonts in Netbeans - How can i make it use the system font? I'm running Ubuntu and Netbeans 7.0.1 and default fonts look like ... Why, oh why it looks so hideous ...
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How to change font size of subtitles in totem movie player

font size of subtitles in totem movie player is too large for me. how to decrease the font-size, and can I configure the font type?
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Can I change the Linux console (Ctrl+Alt+F1) font to Ubuntu Mono?

Is there a way to set a specific TTF font to be used on the console? (I believe you might have to convert it to a bitmap font?) If it needs to be converted, what tools can I use to do the conversion? ...
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Horrible TK/Wish Fonts

This is how gitk - which is based on TK/wish - looks on my fresh 11.04 installation: Are there any better fonts that TK/wish can use by default?
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How can I change the system font sizes? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change fonts & icons in a theme? How do I change the font DPI settings? The default font sizes are much too large for me. In previous versions of Ubuntu, ...
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How do I install the Frutiger font?

Couldn't find it in Synaptic nor in help.ubuntu
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Why CharMap in Ubuntu for lydian not showing up the correct character set

Why CharMap in Ubuntu 11.04 for lydian not showing up the correct character set. I checked couple of different character sets(Javanese), its showing up the same boxed hexdecimal values.
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What's the default serif font in firefox?

I'm trying to come up with a solid font stack that incorporates fonts typically found on an ubuntu install. font-family=serif looks great, but for obvious reasons, this isn't appropriate for other ...
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Devanagari font problem - Vedic accents

I have installed all devanagri language support packages I can think of, and it works fine most of the time. But, it does not display vedic accents properly: For example, from here : अ॒ग्निः ...
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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 ...
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How do I change fonts & icons in a theme? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change fonts? I'm using Ubuntu 11.10. I was slightly annoyed to find no easy way to change the icons and fonts on the appearances window. Apparently, you have ...
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Found an error in font in Ubuntu, where and how should I report it? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I report a bug? I am playing with Braille unicode characters and I just realised that DejaVuSans Mono and FreeMono(and maybe other fonts too) show character: ⡳ ...
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ttf-mscorefonts-installer is not available

I'm trying to apt-get install ttf-mscorefonts-installer in Ubuntu 10.04 LTS server, but I get Package ttf-mscorefonts-installer is not available, but is referred to by another package. Do I need ...
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Why is the font size in google-chrome smaller than firefox on the same system?

Why is the font size in google-chrome smaller than the font size in firefox when displaying exactly the same web page (for example, wikipedia) in the same Ubuntu 11.04 system? How can I make both use ...
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Rectangles instead of text [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Fonts totally unreadable I have this problem: I see rectangles in the places where should be text. This happens, for example in Code::Blocks in the build log tab, in the ...
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How to remove ttf-mscorefonts completely?

I tried remove the installer itself, but the fonts are still there..Is there away to COMPLETELY REMOVE the fonts?
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TTC fonts support [closed]

Can Ubuntu(or linux) properly support .ttc font format? I have copied from my Windows 7 partition to Ubuntu 10.04 some fonts, including entire Cambria family, but it seems like default Cambria ...
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Environment font size is too small

So I've chosen a font by System Settings -> Application Appearance -> Fonts And there I've adjusted all fonts to be of 14th size. And also checked "Use my KDE fonts..." in Gtk+ appearance. I've ...
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Installed font on Ubuntu, now Ubuntu Chrome, Firefox, all browsers etc… use that font? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I installed a font and now Ubuntu is using it as the default font in web pages? I installed a font called "SegoeWP" it's made by Microsoft and used in their WP7 devices. ...
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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 ...
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Install MS Truetype Fonts system-wide for all users

I would like to install the MS Truetype Fonts that come through the package ttf-mscorefonts-installer, so I did: sudo apt-get install ttf-mscorefonts-installer Accepting the license, the process ...
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I installed a font and now it is used as the default font in web pages [closed]

I installed a font called SegoeWP.ttf and now in every browser its the font for each page unless the page has a pre EMBEDDED font. It doesn't matter if the page has a stated font like: font:verdana; ...
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After overriding some fonts, Document Viewer and others are not showing some texts

After copying the fonts from my Windows XP system to the /usr/share/fonts/truetype/ folder, the Document Viewer (version 2.23.0) is no more showing some texts (as the summary of my pdf). The same ...
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How can I install Arial fonts to my Office within Wine?

I installed MS Office 2007 using PlayOnLinux, and the Arial font is italic, for some reason. Any hint on how to install it correctly? This two approaches I found in the internet have failed: To ...
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How to hide text on titlebar?

I want to change the height of title-bar, but until now (as I know) there's only one way to do that : change the font-size of WINDOWS TITLE FONT (in Appearance preferences). So far so good except the ...
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Find the correct package for a given font?

Today I did a fresh install of ubuntu 10.04. In my .Xdefaults file there are following lines: urxvt*font: -adobe-courier-medium-r-normal--24-240-75-75-m-150-iso8859-1 urxvt*boldFont: ...
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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 can I determine which font is broken? [closed]

There's a bug in the way Ubuntu displays Japanese fonts that I need fixed rather urgently. The bug is that Ubuntu displays the wrong Japanese characters sometimes. I'm studying Japanese, and having ...
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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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What makes fonts in Ubuntu as sharp as fonts optimized by ClearType on Windows?

What program or configuration is responsible for making fonts sharp and clear?
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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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How do I change 'small' fonts?

I like to use rather small fonts, DejaVu Sans 8 @ 86 DPI, this suits me perfectly, however some apps seem to use even smaller fonts for certain elements, such as the notify bubbles where the headline ...
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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 ...
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Chrome fonts not displaying properly after installing texlive

I installed texlive 2010 and ran fc-cache -fvs to update font cache. After that some fonts are not displaying properly in google chrome. In firefox it is working fine. What could be the problem?
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How to fix the fonts in Firefox?

It has only stated today after installing KDE's system settings and configuring it to make KDE apps look native . Firefox has started using a thinner font. so how do i make it use the default ...
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GTK Theme and icons fail to load [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Desktop forgets theme? I don't know if it's a recent update that's done this or not, but in my last three logins, the GTK theme, icons and Ubuntu fonts don't load. ...
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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 ...