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

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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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Install font Tahoma in ubuntu

When I installing font Tahoma, with this code, i have 2 errors (permissions denied). Sorry for my English. : ) tomasz@TomaszPC:~$ cabextract -F 'tahoma*ttf' IELPKTH.CAB IELPKTH.CAB: WARNING; ...
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Font viewer for font collectors?

I have a huge font collection and would like to be able to view them in an efficient manner rather than opening a file one by one. What would be the best font viewer aside from fontypython, which ...
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Trying to change kde setting something changed the font/font rendering and I can't go back

I was going through list (the first post)... I changed some of the settings and some other things in the system menu, but somewhere for some reason, the font of most applications changed, and now ...
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How can I change the size of the Dash font?

I've just installed and configured Ubuntu 12.04 on my machine. I've changed all font sizes, with the myunity tool, and they're now all set to the Ubuntu font size 9. However, I can't find anywhere in ...
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Error trying to run apt-get install ttf-mscorefonts-installer

I am attempting to install the MS Core fonts on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and am running into the following error: vagrant@vagrant-ubuntu-trusty-64:~$ sudo apt-get install ttf-mscorefonts-installer Reading ...
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Graphic problem with Ubuntu 14.04

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 a few days ago, and there seems to be some problem with font rendering.[See screenshot attached] It seems to happen only with text in window elements (title bars ...
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Fonts other than english are not getting displayed in tty terminals

I have a Ubuntu 12.04 desktop system, and I have only tty terminal access to the system without any UI (bare minimal Ubuntu installation). I have a USB stick with files and folders in Chinese, and ...
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Opentype features in Libreoffice

Is it possible to use Opentype's features like ligatures in Libreoffice? if yes, how? Because as far as I know, in Ubuntu and Linux in general, these features are available only for graphite(aka ...
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Chines language support showing empty result for zh

check-language-support -l zh -> This command empty result on system ubuntu. what to do for getting language support for zh check-language-support -l zh-hant -> command list showing . ...
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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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Qt5 font rendering in Ubuntu 13.04

My fonts in general within QtCreator inside Ubuntu 13.04 looks 'ugly' when compared to how they looked in 12.10. 12.10 still used Qt4, so did something regarding the font rendering in Qt5 and the ...
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How to change font size using i3-wm?

When I start ubuntu with i3-wm the font of all Applications is too big. How do I change the Font and Size? I already looked into i3 Documentation but found nothing about this topic.
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Change font color while in invert in Evince pdf reader

Greeting! I am looking for a step by step approach to change font color in evince while it is in invert mode by pressing ctrl + i in Ubuntu 14.04. I want the font color to be green #00EE00 hex. When ...
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Can I turn off gedit antialiasing?

As the text seems blurry I'd like to disable antialiasing in gedit. I don't see anything related in the program's Preferences. The problem appeared after upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04:
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matplotlib xkcd with utf-8 label

In python3 / matplotlib, I'd like a plot with a label: plt.plot(np.sin(np.linspace(1,10)), label='fête') plt.legend(loc='upper left') plt.show() Works great. Now let's try with xkcd mode: ...
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How do I load a font distributed with my application?

My image processing package has an 'annotate' utility that supports about a dozen fonts. It runs fine on my development system but, predictably, some fonts will not be installed on target systems. It ...
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Does Ubuntu provide extra fonts through a font package?

Is there a font-package the Ubuntu ships out that has more fonts?
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Font problem in nautilus with HiDPI

I have an HiDPI screen on my laptop. Nautilus was great until now. See how it is now: It can look ok for you but on fullscreen on my computer, the text is so small it's unreadable. I don't know how ...
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OpenJDK-8/Oracle JDK 8 Font Patches for Ubuntu

Is there a patched version of OpenJDK-8 or Oracle JDK 8 for Ubuntu 14.10 which fixes ugly fonts in Java Applications (Jetbrains products, Netbeans etc.)? I had previously installed a patched version ...
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Lubuntu: text on system menus/bars appears blurred when memory usage is high

I have an old system (Core 2 Duo 2.0 GHz, 3 GB RAM), running Lubuntu 14.10. When I run memory intensive applications, the text on title-bars, menu-bars and notification panels appears extremely blurry ...
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Wine font rendering difference

I run Evernote under wine on two Linux computers. They show different font appearances: Left: LMDE 64-bit (already dist-upgrade to Debian testing but keep LMDE adjustments) + MATE; Right: Ubuntu ...
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Window title font changed, Nautilus home icon inverted

I was looking at some options in dconf-editor (not touching anything related to fonts and icons), when I realized that my screen suddenly started looked different... The window title font was much ...
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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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Libreoffice : different render between windows and linux version

I have a problem with document edited on LibreOffice Windows : they take much more space when i open it on the linux version of LibreOffice. Originally, the document were created on MS Office. Then ...
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Unity Tweak Tool Font

Each time I restart my PC font scaling value changes in unity tweak tool. I have scaling set to 0.875 in Settings>Display as well. So I believe that's causing the matter. So after each reboot I reset ...
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unable to display Wingdings font on my ubuntu 14.04

I have installed Wingdings font but this is how its displayed. I somewhere read that Wingding fonts are added to Unicode version 7.0.0 on July 16 2014. So I download the Unicode v7, a vivid package ...
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Is there any good font editor?

There is any good font editor for ubuntu? Like high-logic Font editor for win. I tried Doubletype, but not worked very well, and really outdated.
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Font hinting problems in Dropbox, other Qt applications

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and font hinting works perfectly as usual, except for a couple of applications: Dropbox's preferences and Dwarf Therapist. Since they are both Qt apps, I figure that's where the ...
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Shortcut to change the gnome-terminal font size

I need fast shortcut to change the terminal font size. I use gnome-terminal. I tried with Ctrl + + and Ctrl + - but the size is not changed. Is there another shortcut? Can I add a shortcut like ...
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How can I batch install fonts (Kubuntu 14.04)

Hello and thank you for your help. I need to install many fonts. Currently, the only way I know is to click on each one, and hit "install" when "Font Viewer" opened them, hit "system" button, and ...
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league of legends on playonlinux instore font rp and ip icons missing

my store is working fine, it just doesn't show boxes and the RP icon and the IP symbol I'm on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS I have Playonlinux wine con-fig installed internet explorer 8 installed on wine con-fig ...
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Font Aliasing 14.10 Unity Tweak

I run 14.10 with Unity and use the Unity Tweak tool. When I installed I put in Droid and Noto fonts. I use AMD card with Sony TV at 1360x768. All has been fine but I turned my system on after ...
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How to increase the font size in xterm [duplicate]

As usual the default font is very small. How can I make the default font lager?
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Subsetting a font from the command line and turning it into a webfont

I have a few web projects that link into various icon fonts (like FontAwesome and Glyphicons). These are great fonts but they include a lot of glyphs that I never use. ~65KB is a relatively big ...
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How Can I Get Urdu Fonts?

How can I use Urdu fonts in Ubuntu?
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How to change font size in Ubuntu Nautilus file manager application?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 and I'd like to increase the font sizes in the Ubuntu Nautilus file manager application. This includes the sidebar font sizes (Home, Desktop, Documents, etc.) and the fonts ...
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Terminal profile doesn't list all available fonts

my GNOME Terminal profile let me choose only mono fonts and Courier. I'm trying to use Source Code Pro font on my ubuntu terminal. I've installed it successfully, in ~/.fonts, and it shows on every ...
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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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How to hack a font so the “light” version appears as “regular” to applications?

I'm using Inkscape as a vector based drawing program, and unfortunately it is not importing my fonts correctly. The reason is that inkscape will not load variants of a font if they are not styled ...
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Enabling equation editor in kingsoft wps office suite

All solutions found on the net said to download a certains wps_symbol_fonts.zip file (available on the net) then to extract its contents (mtextra.ttf, symbol.ttf, WEBDINGS.TTF, wingding.ttf, ...
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Font change after turning on PC

I turned off my PC (Ubuntu 14.04) and when I turned it back on the fonts had changed (file names, folder names etc.). Why did this happen and how can I change the fonts again? Now is this way:
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Different text scaling factors for different displays?

I just purchased a new laptop, which has a much higher DPI than my prior one did; in fact, its resolution (in a 14" form) is roughly the same as that of my 23" second monitor. I'd like the text on ...
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Strange font issues on Ubuntu 14.04 Unity

somehow the fonts on my ubuntu machine started looking really strange: I tried reinstalling the unity light theme, but that didn't change anything unfortunately. Do you have an idea how to fix this ...
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Make gnome-desktop clock larger

I use Xfce with gnome-screensaver. Is it possible to change the font size of the date/time in the lock screen (on the top bar) without making any changes to font sizes elsewhere? Thank you
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Uninstall Calibri font, installed from Windows' font directory

I use a PC with both Ubuntu and Windows 7. I tried to install the Calibri font in Ubuntu by opening the calibri.ttf file found under the Windows/Fonts directory using Font Viewer and clicked on the ...
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kubuntu 14.04 windows unreadable fonts

In the last month I have discovered that some windows opens with unreadable text. It seems that letters are rendered one over the other. Does anybody know how to correct this? Ej. Here is the ...
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Texlive 2014 on Ubuntu 14.04: Font WebOMintsGD not found

I upgraded to Texlive 2014 on Unbutu 14.04 and trying to install non-freetonts with getnonfreefonts-sys. This command throws the following error: ERROR: The install directory ...
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Fontconfig warning: “/etc/fonts/conf.d/90-fonts-unfonts-core.conf”

I am getting the following error frequently. (Example: when running zenity,firefox etc. commands / applications.) Fontconfig warning: "/etc/fonts/conf.d/90-fonts-unfonts-core.conf", line 11: Having ...
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Resize font on boot message screen and console

I have a high resolution screen on my laptop (3200x1800px) and I disabled the boot-image ( How do I disable the boot splash screen, and only show kernel and boot text instead? ) I also managed to ...