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

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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Where can I find the Unicode Emoticon set?

I am trying to find a suitable font that contains the Unicode Emoticon set. When an iPhone user sends me some emoticons over Google Hangouts they render either incorrectly or not at all. The problem ...
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Change font glyph is taken from

I've trying to use some Font Awesome glyphs as icons for workspaces in i3wm, but I can't get them to display correctly. After reading the answers on this post, I saw that the glyph I want was being ...
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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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How to keep order of words merging Arabic and English in libreoffice writer?

Whenever I type in writer using Arabic and try to use some English terms the format (shape/order) of the words gets messy and I have to translate those term into Arabic which is not useful can any one ...
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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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CLion ugly fonts

I have a problem with Clion fonts. They look really ugly. I tried different methods to fix that: Urshulyak solution JetBrains forum solution AskUbuntu solution I even installed infinality and ...
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Remove extra font

There is a Chinese font (WenQuanYi Micro Hei) which I'd rather remove since I don't use it and I guess it takes up memory. Where is the file for it?
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how to fix font appearance on a remote terminal?

after logging in to my terminal server via ssh kyes, I use the text editor emacs24 instead of the default nano, but no matter how I change the font, the system doesn't seem to pick that font. Adding ...
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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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This font could not be displayed - (gedit)

i'm having problem with my text editor (gedit) on ubuntu 16.04. How to fix it? thanks.
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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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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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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 ...