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

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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 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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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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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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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Some of the characters/ fonts are tofu

Some of them can not be displayed correctly.
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Font Manager Fails in Ubuntu 16.04

The Font Manager application fails to initialize in Ubuntu 16.04. When I run Font Manager it starts to initialize saying "Querying installed files..." but quickly hangs. An Exit needs to use the ...
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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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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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Problem Installing MS fonts for Libre Office @ Ubuntu 14.04 codename Trusty

MY FIRST STEP IN THE TERMINAL: aivinor@mcph:~$ sudo apt-get install ttf-mscorefonts-installer Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The ...
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Cross Linux-Flavor Method - List all fonts

I was trying to use x11, or file system, to get a list of all the installed fonts on the system. Is there a cross linux-flavor method to do this?
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TTY Font Resets on Reboot

My TTY font doesn't persist over a reboot. Even after running sudo dpkg-reconfigure console-setup and choosing a font, if I reboot, it resets to whatever ugly thing the default is. What do I do to ...
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Times New Roman not displaying on 14.04

It doesn't show up in browser (chrome or firefox) or in libreoffice, and looks kinda like Courier. Microsoft core fonts are installed, and all the other ones work. The Font Viewer says that Times New ...
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line-height problem when using ž character

If I write a line containgin ž in konsole or kwrite, the line height gets messed up. Is the default font broken, or is it the apps? Didn't know where to report the bug, so "ask ubuntu" sounded as a ...
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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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Change font size of all BasKet notes at once

I would like to know how to change the font size of ALL BasKet notes at once. Selecting all notes in one basket makes the font toolbar grayed out, so this does not work.
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ttf mscorefonts installer

I followed instructions on a previous post about installing mscorefonts which I did on the terminal and accepted the license terms. However after rebooting I get the same failure message about the ...
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Why chinese character can't be displayed after installing noto cjk?

I have donloaded noto cjk font package ,and installed it this way: cd ~/Downloads unzip .zip sudo mkdir -p /usr/share/fonts/opentype/noto sudo cp *otf *otc /usr/share/fonts/opentype/noto sudo fc-...
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MathJax style in chromium browser

In the chromium browser, MathJax usually show up like this: but on windows and LaTeX, it is Is there a way to change it?
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How to set Dejavu as default font for all applications in my lxde?

My desktop is lxde. I want to set Dejavu as default font for all applications. preferences--desktop preferences To select Dejavu as default font . Now reboot. 1.panel font are not 2. fonts in input ...
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How to solve unicode display wrong (different) characters issue in ubuntu?

I'm struggling to display Unicode (Nepali) character in right form. While typing Nepali Unicode or translating in Nepali language from translate.google.com in Ubuntu OS it displays wrong (different) ...
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How to change font style of file names in file manager?

How & Where do I change the font style and size of the file names displayed in my file manager. I have unity tweak tool installed but I am just confused on what is controlling the font display in ...
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Underlining and underscores in Unicode-aware editors

Here at home I use the Unity-based Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with gEdit and a Mate-equipped Slackware PC with Pluma. I have always wanted to emulate the good old typewriter under Linux, so as not to be forced ...
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How can I change the system font?

I googled and I got nowhere- the unity tweak tool doesn't show the font I installed (that I really, really, want) Can anyone help? The font name is Raleway
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Fonts not showing with ubuntu studio 14.04.4 and LCD TV, can you help me?

I'm using an LCD TV as monitor and ubuntu Studio 14.04.4; can't see fonts properly and most of the tweaks and tricks haven't worked so far. I have a geforce gtx 750 ti and using the HDMI cable. I've ...
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Ubuntu 14 fixing fonts for agnoster

I installed oh my zsh, then I tried to apply agnoster theme, I am almost there but I have a problem with the fonts, my prompt looks like this The problem is that seems that I have a font problem ...
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Why after upgrading to from 12.04 to 14.04 browsers like Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome are not displaying Marathi & Hindi fonts properly?

In last week I upgraded my system from 64-bit 12.04 Ubuntu LTS to 64-bit 14.04 Ubuntu LTS. It also upgraded the browsers Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome which were already present on my system. ...
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Not all files are installed from fontconfig-config package

This is incredibly mysterious: $ apt-get download fontconfig-config ... $ dpkg --contents fontconfig-config_2.11.1-0ubuntu6_all.deb | grep 60-latin -rw-r--r-- root/root 1701 2015-01-19 14:43 ...
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Correct display of devanagari script in console

Running Lubuntu 14.04.03. Attempted display in Hindi in console apps and in gvim is unsuccessful in various ways. xterm and uxterm both completely fail to display Hindi, showing empty space instead ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 System->Appearance->Fonts not effective

Problem: The other day, I logged in to my work laptop to find the default fonts had gotten larger, meaning names of apps on the Whisker menu didn't fit, desktop icon names were truncated, the system ...
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Changing font on Ubuntu 14.04 using unity-tweak-tool causes session to logout

I've downloaded the Roboto font using typecatcher. I've installed unity-tweak-tool and when I change the default font (or only its size) my session is logged out. I'm using 14.04 LTS in a Dell ...
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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 ...
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Render webpages in Ubuntu font

I recently switched from Windows to Ubuntu and I love the default font in this OS. Is there any way to make my Chrome webpages load in that same font? I tried setting the font to 'Ubuntu' in the ...
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Fallback icon strategy freetype2

I used Awesome-Terminal-Fonts (the patched ones). I then installed FontAwesome to use with i3bar. The icons are rendered properly in the bar but my terminal fails to show the icons. The icons are ...
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How to fix Intermittent Corrupted Display of Text in Console and Elsewhere

For unknown reasons, a little while ago my computer began to display slightly corrupted text in the console. The font is just barely able to read, like random bits of the characters got switched ...
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Change style LibreOffice Calc

The problem is rather easy to explain: how to change the font size/color/boldness of the row/column numbering in a LibreOffice Calc document on Ubuntu 15.10 (LO version is the default 5.0.5.2)? Is it ...
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Fresh Ubuntu install on Lenovo e460 issues ![HELP]

fellow Ubuntu user here and I just did a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (updated to 14.04.4) on my Lenovo e460. The current setup: CPU: i5-6200u GPU: Intel HD 520. [Mesa DRI Intel(R) Skylake ...
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workrave shows no tray symbol in Kubuntu 15.10

Problem: No tray symbol so I have no clue whether the program is running and when my next break is suggested. However, the app is running in the background without any window and casts a window when a ...
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Messed up my font configuration!

How to revert back all font configuration and reset it to defaults. NOTE: I have used Unity tweak tool to default setting but nothing happened
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Ubuntu 14.04: Firefox automatically uses bold and small fonts for gmail and google websites. Please assist

I have tried resetting and reinstalling the fonts package, but the firefox fonts remain the same. looks like verdana bold and too small to read. Kindly assist.
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On font mapping through fontconfig + fonts.conf

The following question is just an example. I'm hoping that the answer to it will clarify for me the way ~/.config/fontconfig/fonts.conf (or just fonts.conf, for short). (The fontconfig docs didn't ...
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Unusual font on some sites (like Facebook)

Some of the fonts on popular web sites (like Facebook) have changed since I reinstalled 14.04 LTS. I'd only originally had it installed for about a week, and the fonts seemed normal. But since ...
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NON-DUPLICATE: ttf-mscorefonts-installer NO terminal, no hidden window, just hang [closed]

The large thread >>asked Dec 4 '10 by Magic<< on this ms vs linux snafu instructs how to use the curses window to find the accept, yes button. In this case, the apt-get command process just ...
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Weird characters on Some Aplication Menu (ubuntu 14.04)

I get weird characters on some application menu. See screenshot. I haven't seen this happen. What do you think, what's the problem? and How to fix it? Thanks Libre Office and VLC weird menu ...