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

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Pale/Opaque font color

I don't know what I did but all of a sudden certain fonts (Courier, I believe) displayed on my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS machine became kind of pale/opaque, which makes coding very challenging. See the below ...
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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 do I change the font on the login screen?

I want to change the font in the login screen - where is the configuration for that?
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Downloading Google Fonts

Is it possible to download all google fonts and have them available under Ubuntu? This would help my webdev.
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Autologin not working, associated with fonts folder

Ubuntu 14.04.3, autologin worked fine. But I created some font collections (~500 fonts) by font-manager (from ppa:font-manager/staging). Font-manager copy all added fonts to ~/.local/share/fonts/. And ...
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The 'reboot required' character doesn't render with PuTTY and Ubuntu Mono

I have "Remote character set" to "UTF-8" and the font set to "Ubuntu Mono, 12-point". The Ubuntu logo character render correctly but not the "reboot required" character. Is there a way to fix this? ...
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Resolution Too High for Programs on XPS 13

I installed Ubuntu 15.10 (upgraded from 15.04) on the XPS13 (9343, Windows version). As this ultrabook has a very high resolution touch-screen (3200x1800), I followed some useful threads on how to fix ...
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How to make your own font?

I've always wanted to make my own font, is there a font creating application which will have the following features?: Ability to draw fonts with different tools (similar collection of tools to GIMP, ...
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How can I backup and restore all installed fonts?

I am going to re-install my system. But before I do that, I would like to prepare everything well. One thing which is missing is making a backup of all fonts I have installed. I remember that I ...
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How to add fonts in LibreOffice writer

I want to add nepali fonts like kantipur in Ubuntu 12.04.How can I do this.
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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. ...
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Ubuntu: Issues after font installation

I copied a TTF font under /usr/share/fonts/truetype/ and ran sudo fc-cache -f -v from the same fonts/truetype path. Post this step, there is some problem with the "system" fonts. Google window looks ...
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Adapt font and icon sizes to High Definition screen resolutions in Ubuntu-Studio XFCE

I have a Dell XPS 13. I got it with windows 8 and it adapts the fonts and icons to the 3200x1800 screen resolution. Then I start my virtual Ubuntu Studio 14.04 machine and they look really small. How ...
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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 ...
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Can't use tahoma font

I have installed infinality-bundle to refine font rendering but now I can't use tahoma font. neither my system nor Firefox can read it although it's installed . tahoma font is replaced by ...
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Font and window size not fitting the screen

I have an unproportionale font and window size in my 14.04. I have tried to correct it manulay with the Unity Tweak Tool, but it is still not nice and unproportionale. I have a thinkpad x250 with ...
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LibreOffice 4 and 5 both use unknown font for numbers in all applications

Installed LibreOffice 4 using Ubuntu package. The numbers in all applications show up in some middle-eastern font. Uninstalled and installed LibreOffice 5 from the LibreOffice.org. Same problem. ...
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installed font not working in ec2 in rails app

I have downloaded font by running wget http://www.fontsquirrel.com/fonts/download/amatic inside my ec2 instance. Then I created a .fonts director and unzipped those files inside it. Then I ls ...
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Why can't I install fonts system-wide?

I am having trouble installing some .ttfs that I earlier added to a Win7 system and now am trying to add to a 64-bit 12.04 LTS system. I initially installed the fonts to my /home/.fonts folder and ...
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Text in Ubuntu Software Center is unreadable

When I do a search in the software center this is what the results look like. I can only see the text if I select one of them. I tried changing themes but that didn't fix it.
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How can I avoid Type-1 fonts in Lubuntu?

Firefox has a bug when printing to PDF files if the font is Type-1. Lubuntu seems to use Type-1 fonts more often than Ubuntu and thus the Firefox bug is more of an issue on Lubuntu. How can I make ...
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after installing nvidia 340, my kubuntu 15.10's font looks bigger

Just as the title says, after installing nvidia and rebooting, all fonts in the launcher, date, and window's title looks bigger, but it only happens to the font, while icons and anything else seems ...
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Some Fonts don't appear in LibreOffice

I installed some fonts (mingliu.ttc) by putting them in ~/.fonts/ The font is visible in other applications (such as Abiword & Firefox). But it does not appear in the font menu of LibreOffice. ...
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No box characters after changing the default Grub font

I've been able to change the default font of Grub, by using grub-mkfont -s 16 -o /boot/grub/grubfont.pf2 font.tty and then adding the following line to /etc/default/grub: ...
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How I can connect remote font server with 14.04?

I use Ubuntu server 14.04 I need to connect remote font server that uses Process Software´s Multinet. Font server is up and running. I can even list fonts in font server using "xlsfonts ...
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Somehow UI font looks skinny in 15.10

http://i.imgur.com/n3HUrjP.png http://i.imgur.com/NLXuK8G.png Fonts looks weird in menu bar and dash and normal in other places. How can i solve this problem?
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LibreOffice missing certain Microsoft fonts

I don't have these fonts: times new roman, arial and calibri..., like in microsoft office? What can I do?
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Fonts displayed incorrectly on 15.10

I recently have installed Ubuntu and got this disorder problem on my screen. With those missing or incorrectly displayed letters everywhere, it's impossible to read anything. What shall I do, will I ...
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Why are quotation marks in the Ubuntu font wrongly displayed?

For example the left single quotation mark ‘ becomes ‘ (an 8 in superscript), right single ’ becomes ’ (a 9 in superscript), doubles “ and ” are also “ and ”. Sometimes I need the German left double ...
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Install fonts temporarily

I would like a program which would do what AMP Font Viewer does, which is to temporarily install few (or a bunch) fonts from chosen folder, so they could be used by applications (eg. for typesetting) ...
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how can we prevent ttf-mscorefonts-installer to be installed?

When i try to install some packages after a fresh-install, ttf-mscorefonts-install appears as dependency, and is trying to force me to agree with Microsoft’s licence, which i don’t agree at all. So i ...
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Very UGLY font rendering in java apps

Does anybody in here knows how to fix these fugly fonts? I've got installed java openjdk 8 and im running on ubuntu 15.04. I tried installing java oracle jdk 8 but it didn't help, then i deleted it ...
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How to format text within the Thunderbird Conversations view?

I am trying to make a move from gmail to my own email, and for this I am testing Thunderbird on Ubuntu. Since I really like the gmail style I installed the Conversations view extension. So far so ...
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How to install monaco font in webstorm [duplicate]

I am using ubuntu 14.04 LTS, I am new to ubuntu and webstorm, I want to install monaco font in webstorm, so I installed monaco font in my system using this command curl -kL ...
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Texmaker accents problem

I've installed Texmaker 4.1 (using apt) on Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS 64bits. Most of the time it works fine, but out of the blue it starts to show some strange behavior with accents marks, for example, I ...
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Kurdish fonts not displaying properly?

I'm using chromium on Ubuntu 15.04 Some texts are not displaying properly. Img Img
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How do I set console to support Chinese or Japanese natively?

The console means the system doesn't load X-window, it is text mode. I spent some time to search information on the web, knowing that a little history of issues of localization -- the character set ...
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Change font color while in invert mode 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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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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Custom fonts not working correctly in the terminal

I just installed Ubuntu and, upon opening the terminal, I tried to customize it; everything works fine, except when I try to use a custom font, in which case the spacing between letters is completely ...
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How can I force ubuntu to use font A instead font B in all applications and web pages?

I am new to linux, my question is simply : how I can force Ubuntu to use font A instead of font B in all applications and web pages? For example there is a web page that uses Tahoma Font, but I want ...
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Font issue with MT4 and Ubuntu 14.04

There was a post before about installing MetaTrader 4 on Ubuntu Answer to follow but was wondering if my issue is different. I did copy over the Wingding font to get the smiley face in the top right ...
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scrambled font in Ubuntu 14.04

I have an issue with the fonts in Ubuntu 14.04. When I wake it up from suspend or hibernate, the fonts are weird.
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How to make ttf-mscorefonts-installer package download fonts, after it says it installed?

When I install "Installer for Microsoft TrueType core fonts" (ttf-mscorefonts-installer) from the Software Center on 14.04, it gives a positive response--but after this I get a download error. It ...
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Java fonts rendering problem

In the java application I'm using, all fonts are working correctly, except the new ones I just installed (Open Sans and Source Sans Pro). Is this truetype issue or what? All other fonts are rendered ...
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Unable to install ubuntustudio fonts

I am trying to install the ubuntustudio-font-meta using apt but nothing I do seems to make them install. The problem is I just installed them last week on another machine but on this it fails with ...
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How to change font of code in PyCharm?

PyCharm Community Edition 3.1.3 on Ubuntu Gnome 14.04. Can't find where to change the font of code in PyCharm. File > Settings > Editor > Colors & Fonts > Font > Editor Font is ...
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How do I create my own language pack for a language?

I want to create a Star Wars based language pack for using "Aurebesh" characters. To explain, "Aurebesh" is a font that represents words in the language referenced "Galactic Basic". Technically, ...
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Why are some parts of my XFCE displaying the wrong font?

Notice my terminator window title bar, then see the chromium tabs, and the top panel fonts (also terminator internal title bar font). I would very much like to have the panel, chromium and terminator ...
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Gujarat Fonts - Indic

Sir, I need to install Gujarat Fonts - INDIC. From where shell I get the concerned font file to install? I had previously Win XP and the fonts were installed but the same is not applicable for the ...