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

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Update from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 changed fonts

I just upgraded my Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04, but now all the fonts look different and I really would like to have the old fonts back. I tried to use other fonts but they also look rather bad. So how can ...
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Changing icon font size/colour in 14.04

How can I change the desktop icon font size/colour to something more readable? At the moment, icon text looks like this: unity-tweak-tool (as mentioned in How do I change fonts and adjust their ...
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Google Chrome messed icons and fonts [duplicate]

Strange things happen to my Google Chrome (35.0.1916.114) in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Before After As you can see icons and fonts are different and also tab styles changed. Sometimes after system ...
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weird font size setting in different apps and random places

ever since the update from 13.10 to 14.04 i have a font-size issue. for example. With Evolution email the email will show in extremely large font-size (~18px) while the folders and menu's are ...
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Google Chrome Address Bar Font has gone too large, how can we reduce it

Running Unity on my desktop (2*20" LCD displays), I initiated a standard daily update on my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS today and Google Chrome updated itself to Version 35.0.1916.114. The URL address bar input ...
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Increase text size in list display

In List display text size is much smaller than icon size. With very small zoom (30%) text proportion looks good to me, although everything is too small ;-) then increasing size, text size lags size of ...
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Weird font style on Chromium

I just installed ubuntu 13.10 and chromium, but the font looks quite weird. How can I fix this? Here is the settings:
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Improve kde font rendering for 15" full hd display

I have used these setting -enable anti aliasing -RGB sub pixel hitting This has improved the font rendering a lot compared to default setting. Could you suggest me other fine tuning? My display is ...
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Ubuntu 14 does not shootdown

It has been some time I have installed the last Ubuntu. Some times, not always, I try to shotdown Ubuntu it stops on killing remaining processes? Any one know how to solve this issue? Also I am ...
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Funny colours in desktop after fresh installation of 14.04LTS

I have problem with fresh installation of Ubuntu 14.04, I havent installed anything but this is what I saw http://postimg.org/image/btfnarkdn/. Then I installed Nvidia drivers but it is still same. ...
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Strange glitches on initial login

After a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 with full-disk encryption, my computer boots up fairly quickly. When I first log in to my account, four strange glitches happen all at the same time, and all ...
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How to check if a ttf file contains a certain character?

Using the command line, how can I check if a *.ttf file contains a certain character? I want to know if the font-file Ubuntu-R.ttf contains the U+2007 (FIGURE SPACE) character.
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Can't download ttf-mscorefonts-installer on ubuntu 14.04

I have resently installed ubuntu 14.04 If i install the mscorefonts from the Ubuntu software center, it gives a positive response, but after this I get a download error. Is there any way to resolve ...
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How to set font for GTK applications on Kubuntu 14.04?

I am trying to use the same font in Kubuntu 14.04 both for native KDE apps and for GTK apps. If I use the GTK entry on System Preferences to set up the font, I see the following problems: 1: Only ...
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missfont, something wrong with font when I log in

When I log in, the fonts are not displayed properly, and I get this file in home directory: missfont.log mktexpk --mfmode / --bdpi 600 --mag 1+0/600 --dpi 600 cmti10 mktexpk --mfmode / --bdpi 600 ...
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How to increase the font size in dash tooltips in gnome shell

I would like to increase the font size in the tooltips, displaying when I hoover the mouse over icons in gnome shell. The tooltips displaying normally the names of the applictaions in the dash. The ...
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Font Hinting in Ubuntu 14.04

I'm in the process of switching from 12.04 to 14.04 on all of my machines. I'm a bit particular about font rendering and used the app "unsettings" to set font hinting to None on 12.04. However, it ...
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How to prevent fonts from rescaling [closed]

In Ubuntu 14.04 there's a new feature that I love called "scale for menu and title bars". It is located in the display settings. I have set the scaling to 0.875. Since setting this, I have had many ...
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KDE appearance broken after using systemsettings

On Ubuntu 14.04 (Unity) I wanted to change some KDE appearance settings, so I installed systemsettings. This turned out to be a bad idea, since it made the fonts in KDE applications ugly (see How to ...
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Font rendering problems with QT applications in Xubuntu

I'm currently using Xubuntu 14.04 but the same problem is present in 13.10 and 13.04, and maybe in previous versions. I always install truetype fonts and remove the anti-alias. In all the GTK ...
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How to repair fonts for Perl/Tk (14.04)

With Ubuntu 14. 04 I have Perl 5.18.2 for x86_64-Linux-gnu-thread-multi on my laptop which is nice, but after installing Perl/Tk-804.032 from CPAN I seem to only get non-antialiased fonts (scaled ...
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Japanese Text, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I cannot enter any Japanese text under any application, although I have installed Japanese language support and applied the Japanese text engine. I can switch the entire system to Japanese and I can ...
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Hebrew font in Terminal ubuntu 12.10

I have files on usb DOK that I can't accesses since the folder name is in Hebrew I use Ubuntu 12.10 ll /media/user/KINGSTON drwx------ 16 user user 8192 Apr 28 16:40 ??????????/ ll ...
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When starting Emacs from menu, it is not obeying .Xresources

I have emacs.font: Inconsolata-13 in my .Xresources (And I have said xrdb -merge .Xresources. I have even rebooted the computer.) When I open Emacs from the command line, it uses Inconsolata. ...
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Google-chrome tab fonts in Kubuntu look ugly - how to fix?

This is a recurring problem with Kubuntu for me. When I install it on top of a Ubuntu installation (packages kubuntu-desktop or kubuntu-full), I get ugly fonts. Does anyone know how to fix the fonts ...
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Unable to install Microsoft True Type Core Fonts on Ubuntu 14.04

After updating to Ubuntu 14.04, I installed Ubuntu restricted extras and then the Software Center crashed during the installation so I had to terminate the window. I removed and re-installed it and ...
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How can I add arial to the fonts used by software? [duplicate]

Hi people I've used Ubuntu's software centre to add Microsoft fonts (by downloading the package ttf-mscorefonts-installer) to Ubuntu but this doesn't seem to translate into the fonts being available ...
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Unity launcher, dash and menu fonts are not anti-aliased

I am running Ubuntu 14.04. After installing Qt4 settings manager and tinkering with it (changing the font face for Qt apps) I notice that unity launcher, dash and menu and date indicator fonts are not ...
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Chrome tab font is some fallback font

In Kubuntu Tahr I installed Chrome from the official .deb package. All works except that tab titles are written in ugly font that seems to be some sort of fallback. I have set 'fc-match' to resolve ...
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Interface text missing after update

Everything else is working fine, but when I restarted my computer after updating it came back with no fonts in menu bars. Does anyone know what is wrong and how to fix it?
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Question About Subtitles In Movies

i download a 720p Movie like every time i do but the difference that all of them downloaded with subtitles in them no need to download subtitle files except 1 movie needs a subtitles file ,So I ...
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14.04_x64 / Nvidia GT 240 , HUGE font notificaton at greeter and in naulitus after log-in

I've been using 12.04 for a long time - excellent version indeed, I decided to try 14.04 today. Installing without any problems. My VGA is Nvidia GT240 (legacy one), Nouveau display driver is fine, ...
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Computer Modern with Chrome

When using Chrome, I'd like to enable the Computer Modern Roman to be displayed when I view math in, for example, physics.stackexchange or other sites that use MathJax. Is there a simple way to do ...
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Pango error in Ubuntu 14.04

I can't get software-center and other Python applications to run in Ubuntu 14.04. The error I get in the terminal is: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/software-center", line 25, ...
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Nepali Font Rendering Problem in Firefox

I have installed so many nepali fonts in my computer. But firefox do not show all nepali fonts properly.
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Can't start some apps, problem might have to do with ttf fonts

I'm on a fresh install of x86 14.04, having trouble starting some applications, and the problem apparently has something to do with ttf fonts. When I start a few apps, for example roguelike game ...
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Font in IntelliJ IDEA on Ubuntu 14.04

I installed idea 13.1 and Oracle JDK 1.8. When I launch idea I see very bad font it is ugly. How I can fix this. Ubuntu 14.04 x64. Oracle JDK 1.8 Here's a screenshot
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Change default system font using terminal only in 14.04

The following question answers how to Adjust fonts using tweak tool but the luddite in me would like to know how to do this without installing unity-tweak-tool. How can I adjust the default system ...
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GTK application font problem with some characters in Kubuntu

I have problem with fonts in GTK applications in Kubuntu 14.04 (problem was in 13.10 too). Some characters are rendered by another font. Problem is with all GTK applications. Problem is with all ...
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Can't type ' or " on my Macbook Air [closed]

I just bought a MacBook air and installed the Ubuntu font. When I use Ubuntu in iwork it will not recognize ' or "... I get either a 8 or 9 instead of " or '... what can I do?
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Changing Font Size in Applications

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 on a Macbook Pro 11-1. Because of the Retina display, the resolution absolutely needs to be 2560x1600 (I have a 13 inch). However, that obviously doesn't work too well with an ...
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How can I improve the font rendering of Swing Java applications under Ubuntu?

Some Swing-Java programs in Ubuntu look very ugly because of their font. What's wrong with the fonts? Is there any way to fix the aliasing?
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Missing adobe helvetica font on 13.10

xxx:~$ xlsfonts -fn -adobe-helvetica-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-* xlsfonts: pattern "-adobe-helvetica-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*" unmatched I need this font for R. How do I fix this?
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How to change toolbar/right-click menu font size?

I'm new to Ubuntu and my toolbar font is hardly readable, so is the right-click menu font and clock. I didn't have this problem at first but after a few startups. Any solutions?
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Certain fonts look too small after upgrading

I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 today and after that certain fonts are looking smaller than they were before, I tried changing that from the GNOME-tweak-tool as well as Unity-tweak tool, The size increases ...
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What was the default font of gEdit on Ubuntu 10.04 (lucid)?

I just upgraded from Ubuntu 10.04 to Lubuntu 14.04 and I installed the latest version of all the programs that I had on my previous computer. I installed the latest gEdit 3.10.4 version and a lot has ...
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'Open Sans' rendering differently on Chrome vs. other operating systems

After upgrading to 14.04, any use of the 'Open Sans' on web pages renders in Chrome using a very 'thin' (maybe the 300 weight?) version of the font which is almost unreadable on Ubuntu - however, ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS VPS + Wine + .exe + ttf Fonts + Autologon and Autostart

I have 2 Questions to any Linux or Ubuntu PRO here: 1)How to install wingding.ttf under Wine (in Ubuntu Server). ...i tried many ways and i can use this font under LibreOffice e.g. but it doesnt work ...
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How to fix MATLAB R2014 greek letter/latex font support

I am using MATLAB R2014a under Ubuntu 12.04. Using tex markup such as \alpha, etc in text objects renders regular ASCII characters and not the expected tex output. Making a symbolic link from the ...
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Adding Hindi Fonts to Ubuntu Font Family

I wish to add more Hindi fonts to the Ubuntu Font Library, so that I can use them in LibreOffice. The three font types are available on this website in TTF format on this website. ...