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

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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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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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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 ...
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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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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 ttf-mscorefonts-...
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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 logout-...
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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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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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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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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 ...