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

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Is my system fully upgraded? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I upgraded from 10.10 beta - am I now running the official (non development) version? I have this sinking feeling that my system isn't fully upgraded to the released 10.10. ...
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Why is Ubuntu font being used in my browser when it's not even installed in my PC?

Please excuse my ignorance, I just find it weird. I am on my Win7 box. Also, only this site renders the font in my browser while design.canonical.com does not. I am pretty sure the latter uses Ubuntu ...
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What is the name of the new ubuntu font?

I've upgraded from 10.04 to 10.10 and so much of my preferences are set as they where in 10.04. I haven't seen much difference in the fonts used by ubuntu, do they have a different name? Which is it?
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Is there a way to make text in the interface sharper like Windows? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I make fonts look good in Ubuntu? I noticed on every install of Ubuntu, the font is softer than on Windows. Is this a setting somewhere?
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Replace default local font

Could someone tell me how to replace system default localization font? I mean when it time to render my language I want to use specific font instead of the one Ubuntu choice for me. thz
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Reset gnome font configuration?

How do I reset the font settings - actual font and size - to their default? (I changed some values in System->Preferences->Appearance->Fonts) This is particularly important with the new Ubuntu font ...
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How do I find out the name of the font used to display some specific text on the screen?

I want something that runs on my computer that somehow interrogates X and tells me exactly the font, not a guess.
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Which font formats can I use?

I've learned that I can put .ttf font files in ~/.fonts to use them on Ubuntu. Which other font formats can I use this way? I'm having trouble finding the right documentation.
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How do I install fonts?

Question says it all. I need them to be available in gimp.
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How can the font size in empathy be configured?

Empathy uses a very small font size. I'd like to have some larger font. But the system setting has no entry for fonts. How can I use another/larger font in empathy?
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What fonts are absolutely required? [closed]

Is it possible, to wipe all fonts other than TrueType fonts? If so, how? What fonts are absolutely needed/necessary in a working X environment?
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How can I make fonts look like they do in Windows?

Fonts look bad and blurry in Ubuntu. When I compare a site in Ubuntu and Windows the Windows font look much more readable even after I import all of my Windows fonts. How can I change this?
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Blurry fonts after upgrading to 10.04

Recently I upgraded from 8.04 LTS to 10.04. The previous version had some problems regarding screen settings. X only recognised 1024x768 as resolution of my monitor, mainly because the monitor was not ...
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How can I fix my problems with fonts in Firefox?

Ever since I reinstalled Ubuntu a few hours ago, I've experienced major visual artifacts with smaller font sizes in Firefox. The fonts end up looking like this: Or even like this: This only ...