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

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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 ...
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How do I finetune subpixel font anti-aliasing?

After a recent tour through Gnome3, KDE and Unity my font anti-aliasing in XFCE4 has changed in a subtle way (not sure if it was any of the DEs that changed the setting or any of the dependencies that ...
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How do I configure what fonts are used for Japanese characters? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do fonts work in Ubuntu? I would like to know how I can control which fonts are used for rendering Japanese characters. Also, I would like to know if there is ...
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Table rendering in Ubuntu Firefox

I need to input sports result data on a website quite regularly. The table appears offset in Ubuntu (using Firefox and Chrome) ie the input boxes do not match with the vertical input descriptions. ...
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Some fonts are not anti-aliased when used over HDMI

I have searched around and have tried various suggestions that are posted, however I cannot get this fixed. My computer is hooked up through HDMI to my 1080P monitor and the fonts in Chrome, Firefox ...
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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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How do Ubuntu LibreOffice builds differ from vanilla LibreOffice builds?

I've got a question about LibreOffice that's been bugging me since OpenOffice: The versions of LO that come on the Ubuntu disc or from the PPA always have nice font rendering, but whenever I download ...
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How do I change the icon and text color?

Suddenly all of my icons and the text under the icons became grey in color. I want the theme to be as it was when I first installed Ubuntu 11.10. The menu color was dark grey and icons were orange or ...
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problem with Font in pdf fils?

I have a problem when you open pdf files in Ubuntu where the files appear in the form of letters is understood that I note have installed the language packs. And when you open the file on the windows ...
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Wine fonts problem

I installed SumatraPDF with Wine and it works fine but I have problem about fonts. It shows English characters but doesn't shows Georgian. Which font should I install to fix this problem? See ...
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How to use two different fonts for Chinese and English in Firefox?

I want to use Wenquanyi for Chinese and Palatino for English in Firefox. How can I do this?
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How to prevent “automatic” bold version of a font to be wider than regular having the same pt size?

I have a monospaced font (PT Mono) that I prefer to use in programming IDE's. The font has only Regular, all other Bold and Italic are derived by slanting and "boldification" of the Regular. The ...
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Installed KDE4.8 on Ubuntu and it messed up browser's fonts

I installed KDE 4.8 on my 11.10 system just to try it out but didn't like it and eventually un-istalled it. But now the browser's font (both Firefox & Chromium) are messed up badly. How can I ...
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how to type in indic language from English US keyboard

I opened libreoffice 3.0 (Ubuntu 11.10) and selected Lohit Hindi font in the fonts selection column. Downloaded the charachter map of English and Hindi keys as given here ...
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Can't change text size in gedit

Within gedit I can go to the menu Edit > Preferences > Font & Colours, and change the font size here, but this seems to change the font size for the application itself, when I print something it ...
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How can I get smooth fonts in LyX?

I opened the introduction in LyX and used Ctrl+R to view it in evince. The fonts appear nice and smooth. If I copy and paste the first couple of paragraphs into a new document and render that, the ...
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What would another Ubuntu user's default font be?

If I send an email from, say, Thunderbird, and have "Helvetica/Arial" set as my default outgoing font, then my assumption is that most of the world will read that email in Helvetica (Apple) or Arial ...
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How do I get Lucida fonts?

It used to be that you installed sun-java6-fonts, but that package is gone. What do you install now?
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How can I change font rendering to sub-pixel BGR ordering?

In Ubuntu 11.10, I can't find a way to change the sub-pixel byte ordering to BGR. I have a BGR monitor and fonts look blurry because of this. I've installed gnome-tweak-tool but I can't find an option ...
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Fat fonts in Kubuntu

In Kubuntu (both Precise and Oneiric) the font rendering is really different from Gnome. The ubuntu font is not well displayed because it is always used the bold one instead of 'regular' resulting in ...
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Hindi Font Problem in Chrome

I am using Google Chrome. I am facing problem in using Hindi News. which shows bullets instead of proper hindi text. but this same thing is not happening with Firefox it shows Hindi font . when i ...
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How do I increase the font size in Dash?

I am a person with a visual impairment. Pre-Unity versions of Ubuntu allowed you to change all font sizes. Now the Universal Access feature is pretty much useless, as increasing font size to "Large" ...
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What is the default Debian/Ubuntu console (TTY) font called?

I'm currently running Ubuntu and a few other Linux distributions on my computer and since I use the TTY a lot, a good font is pretty important! Does anyone know the name of the default console/TTY ...
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Emacs unable to find fonts?

I compiled emacs from source on Ubuntu 11.10 and unfortunately, it only seems able to find the default X monospace font. How do I connect emacs with the system fonts?
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How to activate kerning in LibreOffice?

My fonts are horribly unkerned in LibreOffice. Example: Here's a comparison, LibreOffice on top and Inkscape below. As you can see, LibreOffice messes up the kerning. The font is Ubuntu, 10pt in ...
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Chromium Font Colour

My Chromium fonts are a bit off. I had a problem with the fonts themselves and the size. I managed to just select different fonts under the "Preferences" menu in Chromium and to change the size as ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 Blurry Fonts [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I make fonts look like they do in Windows? I'm very new to Linux as in I've only been using it for about a week. My problem is fonts are incredibly blurry and ...
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How does ubuntu render fonts better, than other main linux distributions?

I have often observed that in other distributions (not Ubuntu derivatives) even after enabling font hinting and rgb aliasing, the fonts dont look as good as Ubuntu. What are the specific ...
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Monaco font in Konsole

I can't set Monaco font in Konsole but it installed in the system. How can I set monaco as my terminal font?
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Installing fonts for a specific program

I have to install the following fonts on Ubuntu for a program to run: # Here starts the Tk part... #my $qfont=$tl->X11Font('-*-new century schoolbook-medium-r-*--40-*-*-*-*-*-iso8859-1'); #my ...
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Is there a way to install multiple fonts on Ubuntu without needing to do them one at a time? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install fonts? This has been itching at me for a while and It would be great to know if theres a way to do this because, I have lots of fonts (ttf) I want to ...
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How to fix the Bold font rendering issue with gnome-terminal

Clearly there is a problem rendering bold fonts in the terminal.The gedit version of Monaco looks much better,and is rendered properly. I have also tried the Monaco font on Gvim,and terminator.They ...
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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 ...
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Can the font used by Chromium/Chrome in the Tabs be changed to a larger size?

I have changed my resolution from 1280x800 to 1776x1000 and adjusted all my fonts accordingly, however the tabs in Chromium look very small, the font is nearly impossible to read also the pixel ...
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How can I activate bitmap fonts?

I need to use pcf fonts but it seems that they are disabled now. I followed this thread without success. (both 70-yes-bitmaps.conf and -bitmaps) The fonts are visible with xfontsel but the app can't ...
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Screen text is blurry / fuzzy [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I make fonts look like they do in Windows? Coming from Win XP. Trying Ubuntu 11.04 / Gnome Classic UI, and LOVE IT! Only real problem I have: Under Win XP, the ...
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Is it possible to install a Swedish font?

I want to install a Swedish font on Ubuntu, but I don't know its package name. What is its name?
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How to switch on sub-pixel anti-aliasing for fonts?

In Fedora 16 (gnome) I did it without any problems. But in Ubuntu 11.10(gnome) in System Settings -> Appearance I can't see any tab for fonts settings.
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What's up with the Fontmatrix project?

I'm quite fond of Fontmatrix, but it seems to be "dead" - at least the site of the project is down. Does anyone have information about that, or a possible fork that I should start to use etc.?
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How to prevent the font size slider for gnome to mess up KDE fonts?

When using the fontsize slider of gnome-tweak or ubuntu-tweak to e.g. 1.6 multiplier within gnome 3.2, suddenly when logging into KDE 4.7 the fonts of native KDE applications like dolphin get messed ...
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How I can get Verdana PostScript type1 font?

I need to use Verdana with cp1251 in my project. Where can I get you?
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Installing other fonts on wine

Is there a way to install fonts on wine? I'm looking to install fonts so i can use them to render text differently on various apps. Specifically myriad.
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Can't select Lucida Sans Typewriter as font for Konsole

I have Lucida Sans Typewriter font installed in my KDE and I can easily use it as text font in my Eclipse. However, this font isn't shown in monospaced fonts list when I am selecting a font for ...
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How to change fontsize for the panel text with gnome 3.2?

I don't have very good eyes. So I use a huge monitor. To get a sharp picture I use it in it's original resolution 1920 x 1200. THen I change the size of all fonts to about at least 150% the original ...
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Fuzzy font in gnome shell top panel

I have Ubuntu 11.10 running gnome-shell. The font on the top panel is fuzzy as shown below. The font displayed in applications is clear. How to have clear font in the top panel?
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Italics display issue

My italics are displaying weirdly in a number of programs, including Firefox, Chrome and KDiff3. I have also been having another graphical issue. I am using 11.10 with the Gnome 3.2.1 shell and ...
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Ubuntu Font Family and Mac OS X confusing font name and font

I really like the Ubuntu Font Family, and frequently use it in my documents. At school, I want to be able to use the font family so my documents that make at home using Ubuntu show up correctly at ...
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Fonts in menu are larger than they should be under Awesome WM

I upgraded to oneiric ocelot, running awesome wm. Everything works, more or less, fine but one thing I've noticed is that now my menu fonts and my menu symbols are larger than I'd like them to be. I ...
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How can I install a complete Arabic font?

I have installed Arabic language support using the language tool, but I am still unable to get this page to render correctly: http://www.iamcal.com/understanding-bidirectional-text/ Which fonts do I ...