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

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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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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 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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Font size like windows [duplicate]

despite the fact that I find the beautiful unity, someone has set the default size of the ubuntu to look like the windows? someone has a comparison table between ubuntu font size X windows font size ...
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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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Is is possible to make additional fonts available only for one application?

I installed Carlito and Caladea via Ubuntu Software Center as a substitute for Calibri and Cambria and it works great! However, some applications (such as WPS office) do not recognize this ...
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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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Which fonts can be correctly displayed in GRUB?

I just installed grub-customizer, it's pretty cool. It also lets you add a background image and change the font. However, the fonts always look bad (i.e. it's using a different font or what it thinks ...
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Fonts On Ubuntu Platform

I am running an application that does text extraction/mining. The application has some error and in the logs I can see the following: 2015-09-14 14:27:48 [WARN] FontManager Font not found: ...
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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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Display the current console font [duplicate]

I'm running Linux in terminal mode. I want to find out what my current console-setup settings are. Several of the parameters in /etc/default/console-setup are set to guess, so checking that file is ...
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How do I fix bad font rendering in web broswers?

This just happened today - the fonts in my web browers' UI as well as content looks awful. I'm running an up to date version of Ubuntu 15.04. The browsers affected are chromium and Firefox. Strangely, ...
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ImageMagick “convert” command cannot use fonts!

convert -size 300x50 xc:none -font Arial -pointsize 20 -gravity center -draw "fill white text 1,1 \"$1\" text 0,0 \"$1\" fill black text -1,-1 \"$1\"" $WATERMARK_FILE Above command results following ...
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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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Only allow websites to use already installed fonts and not download their own in Firefox

I have read a lot lately about fonts being malicious, and as a website can just download its own custom font onto your machine so that it can use it, it could exploit something with this and do ...
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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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VLC Player and VirtualBox font problem in Xubuntu 14.04 LTS

I've installed VLC player and VirtualBox. Both of them have the similar character/font problem as you may see from the screen shots. I also tried to install and re-installing them via Software Center ...
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Urdu font problem in ubuntu 14.04LTS

I am new to Ubuntu and experiencing problem of urdu font. On some websites(such as bbcurdu) it appears correct and some places it do not (specifically facebook). I have tried to install font-nafees ...
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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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Is there a way to properly format an Ubuntu font?

I'm trying to distribute Ubuntu Mono Regular with a Media Player I'm developing: https://github.com/ki4jgt/SIMP It is my understanding that a font is defined like in line 27 uMono = ...
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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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config dual monitors with quite different resolution

I have two monitors at work. One is a Dell 27 inch with 4K resolution and the other one is a Dell 20 inch at 1680 x 1050. However, due to the resolution difference between these two monitors, the ...
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Arabic numbers/dates showing in various places

I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I live in the Middle East, and so I set my country location (in the ME) and set my language to English (UK). Although I'm now getting Arabic numbers and dates ...
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set fallback font for default serif and sans-serif

Default sans-serif font which is used in system, doesn't have some characters from Middle-Eastern languages. So I want to set a fallback font to be used when some symbols are missing. AFAIK, it's ...
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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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Package 'ttf-mscorefonts-installer' has no installation candidate

I am having a Java based web application running in Amazon EC2 Ubuntu server. I use Jasper reports to generate some reports in PDF format. I built these reports using 'Jaspersoft Studio' Now, when I ...
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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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IBus avro Bangla writing problem in libre office

I've properly installed iBus-avro and libre office on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS but whenever I type words like 'সদস্য' or 'প্রিয়' it actually gets typed as 'সদস' and 'পরয়'. Any suggestions on how to fix this? ...
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Bangla font problem in blogger.com?

Could please anyone confirm me that the bangla fonts in any blogger site render correctly or incorrectly in their Ubuntu 14.04? Bangla fonts appear correctly in facebook.com and techtunes.com.bd ...
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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 ...
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Wrong rendering of inconsalata in terminator

These are two consecutive screenshots of the terminator window with inconsalata font the issue is that : . ! don't get rendered normally the first time and these chars are almost invisible while ...
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Bengali font problem in Blogger.com

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my PC. There is no apparent problem in Bengali font rendering in websites such as techtunes.com.bd and somewhereinblog.com but whenever I switch to my blog on ...
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How do unknown fonts get substituted?

Let's assume I have a foreign text document I open with a text editing tool that recognizes fonts (e.g. LibreOffice Writer). In this document, there might be some fonts used that are not available on ...
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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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how to install arial font in ubuntu?

How to install arial fonts(particularly) in Ubuntu? I found many ways to install fonts in Ubuntu but I didn't find any proper way or method to install arial fonts(particularly) in Ubuntu.
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Font garbled for gtk3 applications (ubuntu 14.04.2)

At random times the font in most applications (gedit, terminal) I get a garbled font. See the screenshot. The original text was (which can be copied and pasted without problems): Connecting models ...