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

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Wine font scaling fails in MDI windows using higher DPI setting on Ubuntu 15.10

I'm using the application DNA Master for a class which looks like it's built as an MDI application on the MFC framework. For some reason font scaling doesn't seem to work properly in the embedded ...
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How do I tell fontconfig to use “anything but this font”

Suppose I have a specific font A on my system that has great unicode coverage, but looks rather ugly. How do I set up fontconfig so that it only uses that font if nothing else is available? The ...
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Fonts are not displayed?

Both Chromium and Firefox are not displaying the local font. It seems the Nepali unicode is not configured. How can i set it up? solution : simply find the font you need ... for me at ...
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Weird fonts in Chromium after installing PipeLight

I executed the following commands in order to install PipeLight: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:pipelight/stable sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install --install-recommends pipelight-multi -y sudo ...
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Using terminus font in LibreOffice

I've got Terminus (>fc-match terminus => ter-u12n_iso-8859-1.pcf.gz: "Terminus" "Regular") working fine in my terminal and in Emacs. But LibreO doesn't see it. The source has this in the README Q. ...
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Login fail on after Ubuntu 14.04 upgrade, with Fontconfig warning

I got a brand new Ubuntu laptop. It showed a upgrade to 14.04 LTS (i know its old). After upgrading, it fails on login. On login, termial shows "Fontconfig warning" similar to links below, and logs ...
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Can't Find Adobe Source Code Pro Font with “Regular” Weight after Installation?

I installed the font Source Code Pro by copying the fonts into /usr/share/fonts. However, now whenever I want to use the font, I cannot find the "Regular" weight of the font. There seems to be two ...
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Wine menu fonts are too small

I've scoured the Internet and this forum, but I can't find a solution. On Ubuntu 15.10, running Wine 1.6, I can't change the font size for menus under wine. I've been able to change the DPI scaling ...
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Mangled fonts in ubuntu 15.10 (mate) and set system-wide font path

I recently installed ubuntu 15.10 and I use mate desktop. When I try to open emacs from a remote machine, I get: $emacs file.txt Warning: Cannot convert string ...
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how to correct firefox fonts and colors after installing kde in ubuntu

Recently, I installed kde-desktop in ubuntu 14.04. After that fonts and colors in firefox are ruined. How should I correct it?
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How could I change the fat fonts shown for gmail, in Firefox on Lubuntu?

Here is how Gmail looks in Firefox on, Windows: Lubuntu: The fat fonts lead to my being able to see lesser text in the same screen width and visual clarity/crispness. As you can see, the "i" on ...
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Texts in app center has gone white!

I've just started to use linux and installed ubuntu 14.04 just a couple of days back. Suddenly I noticed that the texts on the app center has gone completely white, and I can't read clearly. As I know ...
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Font Artifacts After Installing Roboto?

The Problem I recently installed Firefox, and soon after installing Firefox I then installed the TrueType font "Roboto". Unfortunately, now I'm getting font artifacts! Chunks of a whole shitload of ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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set default formatting to all text boxes in all slides in impress

I have a presentation file which has many slides. I wanted to change font size and color of all texts in all slides. I set the styles and formatting parameters, but it seems that all text boxes have ...
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Gigabyte Brix Projector Runnin Ubuntu

I am considering getting a Gigabyte Brix Projector BXPi3-4010, and putting Ubuntu on it. However, the "Gigabyte Display Switcher" only runs on Windows. Is there any way for me to switch between the ...
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Browser helvetica rendering error causes text lines to be trimmed short

I'm running UbuntuMATE 15.04 on a Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition (2015). I previously ran the Dell-provided Ubuntu 14.04 on the same machine (with the MATE environment swapped in) and did not ...
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How do I get gtk version 3.13.7 or above in 14.04?

The question is simple enough. There is an ugly bug in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS which switches the font hinting to grayscale if text requires a scrollbar. It is reported here. The reports says a fix is ...
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Popup fonts in IntelliJ IDEA are too large, or bold/pixelated, 15.04 using tuxjdk

Here's a screenshot showing the problem: As you can see, where the autocomplete text exceeds the size of the popup, the font becomes strange. Similarly, the popup window has text much larger than ...
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How to change the font for Mono applications? (Needed for Keepass2)

How to change the font size for Keepass2 in Ubuntu. ? Keepass2 needs Mono to run - so I assume that changing the font size for Mono might to the magic.
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LibreOffice Impress: DejaVu fonts not rendering consistently when presenting

I've been using LibreOffice to create slide decks for the classes I've taught for the past four years. I primarily use the DejaVu fonts (specifically, DejaVu Serif) as my main font, since I like the ...
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How to fix the error: “An inet prefix is expected rather than [path spec]”

I have run into a Catch 22. After a sector fault had corrupted my / partition (and possibly /boot as well) by "removing empty inodes" (which in fact meant that an uncountable number of files got ...
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How to get xfontsel to recognize bitstream vera?

I ran the following command sudo apt-get install ttf-bitstream-vera but xfontsel while showing the bitstream option for fndry only shots bitstream charter for fmly and doesn't seem to have ...
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Kubuntu -> Chrome and Firefox Tab and bookmarks fonts are really tiny

How do you make them bigger? Things I did today. I had a monitor go black today, loaded nvidia management to correct this problem, also adjusted monitors via window management. Not sure if those ...
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Installed Kubuntu now Chrome and Firefox fonts are chunky

I installed Kubuntu/KDE on my 15.04 install to see what it was like, and now my fonts in Chrome, Firefox, Filezilla, VLC, and a few others are this KDE-looking squarish, blockier font. It's not like ...
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Letters not being displayed properly

I have a rather strange problem. My system fonts, titles, terminal commands are not displaying properly. The letters tend to stick to each other or too separated. I have tried rebuilding the font ...
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Strange font and mouse behavior during startup (14.04)

I've noticed a strange behavior when booting up in Ubuntu 14.04. If I open a terminal in the first few minutes, the terminal uses one font. After a few minutes the cursor will disappear for about 30 ...
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xfdesktop doesn't work properly (right click, icons on desktop, and etc) when using font terminus (Xubuntu (with XFCE)

I spent some time really setting up my desktop how I like it and I really love the font terminus. But when I use it on either appearance or window manager (and or the tweaks application) after ...
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How to reduce font size of a particular application in ubuntu Gnome 15.04

I installed Gaussview in ubuntu 15.04. But the font size of the menu items are very big making the application cover the entire screen space This happens with many other applications which were not ...
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What files should I backup if I want to reinstall Xubuntu while keeping all desktop settings (e.g. system fonts, terminal fonts, etc) stay unchanged?

I am currently using Xubuntu and I would like to reinstall it for some reason. But I do not want to configure the desktop settings one more time, it would be quite time consuming. I know that for ...
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Problem with font color in Libreoffice

i have a little problem with my libreoffice font colours, when i try to change the font colour. When i click on the icon to change the colours, the many icons that should be to select one colour or ...
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Wine / Crossover shows ugly fonts (not related to anti-aliasing)

This problem is hard to describe with words so I'll put here a picture. The left is MS Office 2010 running inside a VM (This is how it's supposed to look) The right is Office 2010 running with Wine ...
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How to change the title bar font color of the Radiance Theme (gtk-3.0)

There are a number of question/answers on changing the Ubuntu gtk-3.0 themes. I have changed the title bar color and added borders. However, I can't figure out how to successfully change the font ...
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Using Telugu in Libre office writer

I am using Ubuntu 12.04LTS. I have installed Lohit Telugu. I have added keyboard layout Telugu in keyboard app. But I am unable to type in Telugu in Libreoffice writer. I tried ctrl+space. I selected ...
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Broken fonts Xubuntu 14.04

Something quite bizarre happened today. While I was opening a new project on Intellij 14 my fonts started to look funny on IntelliJ and on other apps like gedit. When I first installed xubuntu I ...
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What is the default set of fonts available to web browsers after installation

I don't have an install of Ubuntu but am hoping this community can answer a question for me — I am trying to build a CSS font stack that includes a font the majority of Ubuntu users will have ...