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

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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.
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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: Verdana-...
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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 ...