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LaTeX/dvips Font Problem Ubuntu 13.04

On Ubuntu 13.04, many of my dvips calls deliver error messages like, dvips: Font Helvetica used in file <...> is not in the mapping file. All these calls work perfectly fine on Ubuntu 12.10 ...
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Text only is distorted in Ubuntu 13.10 with Intel graphics

Letters occasionally display distorted in browsers, file managers, terminals, etc. Images are unaffected. I have an Intel Pentium Dual Core CPU with integrated graphics, and an SSD. I should also ...
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telugu fonts not rendered correctly in libreoffice

words like padmini, smarana etc where the 'm' is below, here the next letter (ni and ra in the examples) is written over the previous m. spacing is incorrect. these are just two examples, essentially ...
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Is it possible to change the font of Adobe Flash Player in Google Chrome?

I suppose this might be an odd question, but the Ubuntu font looks horrible in some Adobe Flash Player applications in Google Chrome and therefore I was wondering if it was possible to change this ...
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smplayer doesn't show the formatting from the ass files

I have SMplayer on ubuntu 13.10 and it works perfectly, but when I tried to play a video with an ass file"Arabic language", it doesn't show the correct font formatting from the subtitle file, instead ...
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How do I disable the automatic superscripting of numbers?

I am writing my thesis and it is highly annoying that I need to type a space after ^ if I want to write a^2 instead of a². I am using LaTeX and other software that do not understand a². Is it ...
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dvips: How to get correct fonts for eps (encapsulated postscript)?

I have a 12 year old, large Latex document with eps figures in it. Nowadays, when I try to translate it into pdf, I get the following error message: dvips: Font Courier used in file ...
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Where to find web-standard fonts for Ubuntu?

I would like to put these fonts: http://www.ampsoft.net/webdesign-l/WindowsMacFonts.html. In my .fonts folder of my Ubuntu server (Heroku). Where can I find these in a way that they are available ...
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How to fix: apache2 CAPTCHA generates a background graphics, but no characters?

Characters are missing on the 'CAPTCHA' image, yet the background graphics looks fine. No errors are displayed - the image works itself. Used fonts are various, put in CAPTCHA's folder as .TTF files ...
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Which is the best PDF metadata viewer for Ubuntu?

There are a lot of questions and answers regarding the best PDF viewer available with Ubuntu. But I want to parse the PDF file and know details of PDF, such as images, fonts and links that are ...
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Fonts blurred/corrupted

I'm running 13.04 64 bit on an Intel Core 2 Duo laptop. The problem I have is visible in the attached screen shots. Using browser Desktop I've installed Cinnamon,KDE and removed KDE. I haven't ...
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Fonts skewed on top bar when using Radiance

The fonts are weird to look at and are surrounded by fuzziness (it's hard to see on these pictures): When using the Ambiance theme this does not occur: I've tried messing with hinting options in ...
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Weird looking text and icons in top bar

Look at "Google - Mozilla Firefox" There are ugly pixels around text and icons in top bar and it's very annoying. It looks like bad antialiasing or something like that.
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I can't read in Burmese in Firefox!

I can't read in Burmese in Firefox. What can I do? Please help me.
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Can I instal Ubuntu from the command line?

I'm trying to install Ubuntu. I've done this a thousand times and usually it's fine. However, this time it has got the screen fonts all far too large. So I can't actually get the mouse to a lot of ...
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How to solve Unity default font showing squares?

Using unity-teak-tool to change default font from Ubuntu 11, to Helvetica is not working properly. I installed the fonts in /usr/share/fonts and they are all OpenType. However, when I set default font ...
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Download Google web fonts, how to install it? [duplicate]

I used Terminal to download Google web fonts using commands listed below apt-get install -y mercurial; hg clone https://googlefontdirectory.googlecode.com/hg/googlefontdirectory; I now have a ...
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Is there an opensource alternative to FontPrep?

I switched from mac os to Ubuntu. So far it's going great, but I'm missing one small application: fontprep. It's used to generate webfonts. Please see the FontPrep website. I'm wondering if there's ...
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Disabling the anti-aliasing for a specific font with user's fonts.conf

Purpose: I am trying to disable anti-aliasing via ~/.config/fontconfig/fonts.conf for a specific font, but so far without success. If my understanding is correct, then the cause is, that the system ...
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How can I change gnome terminal font in command line?

I know how to change gnome's terminal font using the gui But I would like to do the same using the terminal (automated way). How can I do that ?
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How to use entypo font in kolourpaint

i installed the entypo font http://www.entypo.com/characters/ but how to use it ? I want to use it in kolourpaint and i don't find the way to write characters.
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Font rendering problem in KDE

kUbuntu noob user here. I feel like I messed something with the font configuration but I'm not sure why. Now I see ugly fonts in all application. Any idea to restart the font rendering like it was?
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Infinality problem with fonts in firefox

Just installed infinality in 13.10 from ppa:no1wantdthisname/ppa. And got problem with fonts in Firefox. So when choose page source option in Firefox there is no any text inside window. Also on some ...
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Having problem with fonts in vim-airline

I wanted to install vim-airline but I am having problems with unicode fonts. I have installed it with vundle: .vimrc set encoding=utf-8 Bundle 'bling/vim-airline' let g:airline_powerline_fonts = ...
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Question about using ubuntu fonts inside a website as @font-face

I'm a web developer and I want to use Ubuntu font for many (non commercial and commercial) websites. I have read the license text file and still didn't get it. Can I freely use all Ubuntu fonts ?
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Google Docs - Fonts/Look like Windows

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 for my home use and am really liking it so far. I use Windows 7 on other computers and work together on Google Docs. When I log into a spreadsheet on my Google Docs ...
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How to fix Netbeans 7.4 (and Netbeans 8.0) Ugly Text and Popups in Ubuntu 13.10?

I've tried various workarounds, but I haven't yet found a way to make the fonts in Netbeans look right. I've tried changing the config files of Netbeans, and trying the instructions here that don't ...
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xrdb -merge ~/.Xresources disables gtk anti-aliasing

When booting into xmonad, gtk fonts are anti-aliased, but for some reason urxvt has problems with variable names in my ~/.Xresources (it fails to parse the variable names as colors and thus everything ...
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Photoshop looks terrible in 13.10

I have been using Photoshop CS2 for years on various versions of Linux and Ubuntu. In recent years, I've found that installing it with PlayOnLinux has had the most consistently reliable results. ...
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Something made all text really small - font and size settings, dpi seem ok

After booting my pc up I noticed that the fonts on the login screen on my Lubuntu 13.04 are tiny. After logging in I noticed window titles being tiny and default font sizes in apps too such as Skype ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 font problem on 30" Dell U3014 at 2560x1600

I have 13.10, with a Nvidea 8600GTS, driver 304.88, xserver 1.14.3, working fine with 2x 24" 1920x1200 screens in twinview. I have swapped one out for a Dell U3014 but whilst getting the reported ...
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Ubuntu Antialiasing problem

i'm using ubuntu 12.04.3. My problem is after i restart my laptop, the fonts is change to normal and not in antialiasing. Mozilla and Google chrome also facing the same problem.Then i go to guest ...
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Ugly fonts in Firefox with infinality

I recently installed truetype-infinality and infinality-fontconfig on my Xubuntu and set the rendering style to OSX. While my terminal and system fonts looks great, fonts on certain webpages look ...
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I was trying to install a font on Ubuntu 12.04 and after the text displayed as boxes.Can someone help me?

I was trying to fix the problem in the game Kerbal space Program where no text displays, and after installing the "Microsoft core fonts" and rebooting, the login only displayed white boxes instead of ...
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How to install multiple ttf fonts for system-wide usage?

I had "WinFonts" folder in home directory including many true type fonts (.ttf) which I would like to install to be applied for use widely across Ubuntu system and apps. I need help guiding me to make ...
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Monaco is pixelated in web pages

I installed Monaco font and it looks great in terminal: but it looks ugly in the browsers: How can I fix such a behavior? I would like to see the correct font in web pages too.
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Per-monitor font hinting

I have two displays out of which one is rotated to be vertical. Is there a way to set font hinting to be VRGB on vertical display and RGB for horizontal display?
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How to uninstall Monaco font?

I installed Monaco font like it was described in this question but now I want to uninstall it. How can I do this?
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Increase icon/font size in Ubuntu 13.10 on some specific locations

I've just installed Ubuntu 13.10. I could increase the font size in most places using the tweak tool, however I'm not able to increase it in some specific places (e.g., tab names in chrome, text in ...
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Mac OS X Terminal clone for Ubuntu

I would like to set the Max OS X Terminal theme for Ubuntu Terminal. I really like the fonts and the colors. This is how the Mac Terminal does look: Image source There are few things that I ...
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Can't install MS true type fonts

The ttf-mscorefonts-installer is installed but no fonts in /usr/share/fonts/truetype/msttcorefonts. message in this folder reads: License refused. Please reinstall the ttf-mscorefonts-installer ...
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How to install ttf fonts?

I want to install a font from true type of font of my own. where should I install my font in ubuntu?
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Failure to download extra files related to fonts [duplicate]

I need these fonts. I am not just trying to get rid of that Information available window. I cannot download files like andale32.exe from http://downloads.sourceforge.net/corefonts/andale32.exe. So I ...
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My mythtv setup menus changed to greek, anybody else?

After the last update, my mythtv setup menus in the frontend and backend changed to greek, I think it is just a font issue because it looks like letter substitution rather than language. Either way ...
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Typing caron: only ě works

I am trying to type a caron symbol above vowels (for Pinyin). After a disappointing amount of searching I turned the left flag key into compose and can now do leftflagkey, shift , (<), e to get ě ...
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Incorrect Helvetica font

My problem is that Helvetica is rendered as condensed. This is a reference image, rendered with xelatex: In all applications, the condensed version is selected instead of the regular one (image ...
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Some fonts seem to be missing using xboard

I recently installed a chess program called xboard. I tried to open it from the terminal and it gave me the following error. dineshkumar@dineshkumar-desktop:~$ xboard xboard: no fonts match pattern ...
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Hebrew fonts in Picasa 3.9 wine 1.4.1 kubuntu 13.10 look as empty squares

I've got a fresh Kubuntu 13.10 64 bit with wine 1.4.1 on it. Fonts seemed to install without a problem (how can I check that? I've installed culmus manually and msfft core with wine). Importing my ...
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How to add fonts on Libre Office Writer?

How can I download cursive, etc onto Libre Office Writer?? I have already tried multiple websites, but none of the methods worked.
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Two 12.04 machines have the same display settings but different results

I have one machine that has a relatively fresh install of 12.04 and one that I inherited. The terminal window in the inherited machine has a really weird font, and the regular one is what I would ...