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

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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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Nautilus fonts messed up each time after reboot

I'm seeing these incorrect fonts every time the system boots. When I run fc-cache -rv , log out, and log back in the correct fonts are restored, but I have to do this every time. How can I fix ...
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15.10 Console font (Fixed)

I have noticed the console font change in 15.10 from Terminus (15.04 and previous) to Fixed. When Fixed is okay, it is quite ugly and Terminus was way better. I'd like to know what the 'safest' way ...
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“Failure to download extra data files” after installing ttf-mscorefonts-installer continues with 16.04 LTS

Actually, I fixed it following some Google suggestions on 15.04, but I forgot what they were. None of the current answers have resolved it. Could someone script a solution so anyone could just run the ...
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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 "-*-courier-medium-r-*-*-*-120-*-*-*-*-...
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Where on earth are my fonts? Firefox has nothing for “sans-serif”?

I recently upgraded to 15.10 and jumped through a bunch of hoops to get Clementine running and somewhere along the way I stopped seeing text on quite a few web pages in Firefox. I thought that a ...
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CLion ugly fonts

I have a problem with Clion fonts. They look really ugly. I tried different methods to fix that: Urshulyak solution JetBrains forum solution AskUbuntu solution I even installed infinality and ...
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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 to change tooltip font and colour?

I am running Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 with GNOME 3.18, and after having a look at this and this I've been wondering if there is also a way of changing the font used in tooltips? And if I can also change the ...
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Strange symbols shown in terminal, font missing

After reinstalling Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, I got strange symbols in the terminal: . . Some fonts seem to be not correctly installed. What fonts are missing? Perhaps "Inconsolata" font is the missing ...
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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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Strange unreadable font in ubuntu software center

I just finished setting up Ubuntu 14.04. When I open the software center half of the items appear in a font from a language unknown to me like in the scr below. Anyone with a solution for this?
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setting global font scaling (which will affect menu bars, editors, such as gvim) [duplicate]

I remember setting something that affected the font size in GUI elements such as menu bars as well as text areas in editors (such as the default font setting in gvim). I tried to look into the "...
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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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Kubuntu 14.04 LTS not displaying letters

I'm using Kubuntu 14.04 LTS, and in the last couple of months it started not displaying some characters, see images: . This problem is in almost all programs' GUIs I use, not just Kubuntu windows. ...
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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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Why ubuntu is missing letters?

I wondered why my ubuntu is missing letters, the internet, when I'm writing a text in the terminal until the installation had a lot of missing letters, already gave reboot muitasa times and nothing ...
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How can I display Font Awesome fonts in Character Map?

I am running on Ubuntu 14.04 x64, and I've just installed FontAwesome - firstly by running install on the ttf file, which I grabbed from http://fortawesome.github.io/Font-Awesome/; and secondly by ...
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What is compatible Font for both Linux and Windows by their default?

What is compatible font that works in both Linux and Windows (in my case Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 7) by their default (without adding any font addition in both OS)?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 12.5"...
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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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Ubuntu 15.10 - UI themes aren't correctly loaded

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 15.10, and now themes aren't being applied correctly to the UI. Fonts are rendered inconsistently, with elements appearing in what seems an old GTK default. My customized ...
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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 do I resolve missing characters in my unicode font?

I have tried Firefox and Chrome and on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and there seems to be a sizeable chunk of Unicode characters that I cannot render. Here is one example, and here is another example. What is ...
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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 tcp/xxx.xxx....
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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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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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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 change menu item font size?

My Ubuntu 15.04 menu font is much smaller than that of the title bar. I want to make them the same size, and I have tried Ubuntu Tweak and Tweak Tools, but no matter what I change, the size of default ...
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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 https://raw.github.com/...
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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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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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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.