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

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Why do fonts look bad in some applications?

My Eclipse IDE looks horrible ever since I installed Xubuntu. This question was never answered, but it's exactly what I have trouble with: Fonts look bad in Microsoft Office using Wine My ...
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Segeo UI Font Problem

I want to know the actually steps to install Segoe UI font on ubuntu 13.04, I copied segoe*.ttf manually to "/usr/share/fonts" and "/usr/share/fonts/msttcorefonts" and the used "fc-cache -f -v" ...
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How to change Firefox debugger font size

It's too little to read. Bug report is https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=143119 Notice: it's not about Firebug.
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Custom DPI settings in KDE

How can I set a custom value for font DPI in KDE? The only options available in KDE are 96 and 120 DPI values. My Screen resolution is 1920*1080, so I would like to keep the DPI at a value higher ...
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How can I determine which installed fonts can display a certain glyph?

Given a glyph (eg: '👌'), how do I determine which (if any!) fonts contain it? That particular glyph displays in firefox, so presumably it's on my system, but I've not been able to get it displayed ...
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Increase more than 18 the font size in all tty?

In this post appear the is only possible to use number 18 in all tty, but I want to increase more than this, like this image below ![fedora core][2] Is possible to make exactly equal?
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tint2: Fontconfig error

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I am attempting to configure tint2, I got it installed and ready to go, but when I go to the terminal and start it up by typing tint2 I get this: real ...
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List of installed fonts that support a certain character

How can I find out which fonts on my system include coverage of a certain character, for example, U+2192? I've tried looking in Character Map, but I don't see a way to query fonts by character, only ...
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Firefox fonts changed after install ttf-mscorefonts

My question is probably simple but I can't find a way to revert it to the previous state. After installing mscorecofonts (which was installed during pipelight installation) my fonts in Firefox went ...
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I cannot install any application anymore

After installing wine and failed to agree on the agreement on the font. this message is shown, and I cannot install or remove the ttf-mscorefonts-installer anymore. The package ...
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How to install MS fonts on Ubuntu?

I did sudo apt-get install ttf-mscorefonts-installer and it seems it is successfully. But why I am not seeing new fonts? (e.g. when I got to select font in my profile for my terminal)? $ sudo ...
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What font ubuntu uses

I was wondering what is the default for Linux Ubuntu, I really like it, could any one let me know what font it is? Thanks in advance.
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Opentype features in Libreoffice

Is it possible to use Opentype's features like ligatures in Libreoffice? if yes, how? Because as far as I know, in Ubuntu and Linux in general, these features are available only for graphite(aka ...
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Square boxes on window dialogues

I have this annoying issue with Ubuntu that suddenly popped up, I'm getting Square Boxes as my font on the authentication dialogue box and I have no idea why this has happened. How can I fix this? ...
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Problem with Microsoft fonts and facebook

After I install Microsoft fonts, facebook font for the Persian content changes to Arial, which is a very bad font for Persian. This happens in both Chrome and Firefox. Here's the font family used by ...
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CPU Load is 100% non-stop after installing 500 new fonts

Since I installed 500 new fonts and cleaned data with BleachBit, My CPU loading is 100% non-stop every time I turn on my laptop or restart it. After waiting few time in power off, I switched it on ...
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How to fix choppy fonts after using KDE System Settings?

I used KDE System Settings to configure my KDE appearance settings (I wanted to make KolourPaint look native), even though I use GNOME. I changed some font settings through it, and now all of my fonts ...
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Where can I customize window sizes of Notifications in KDE?

On my 13 inch 3200x1800px screen if I click on an icon in the bottom right corner the popping up window is far too small: How can I change the window width of those popup notifications?
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How do I change the icon size in the KDE status bar?

On my 13 inch screen with 3200x1800px I adapted all fonts to 230dpi which is ok in most cases. Also in Settings, I could change Icons of the KDE Theme to 64px. Only the Icons in the statusbar at the ...
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LaTeX/dvips Font Problem Ubuntu 13.04

On Ubuntu 13.04, many of my dvips calls deliver error messages like, dvips: Font Helvetica used in file <...> is not in the mapping file. All these calls work perfectly fine on Ubuntu 12.10 ...
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How to fix overlapping text on some pages while using Chrome?

Similar to this question: Why is the font spacing on some websites broken? I am using Ubuntu 13.10 with Google Chrome and I'm experiencing an issue where some webpages have overlapping text. The text ...
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Incorrect Helvetica font

My problem is that Helvetica is rendered as condensed. This is a reference image, rendered with xelatex: In all applications, the condensed version is selected instead of the regular one (image ...
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Install MS Truetype Fonts system-wide for all users

I would like to install the MS Truetype Fonts that come through the package ttf-mscorefonts-installer, so I did: sudo apt-get install ttf-mscorefonts-installer Accepting the license, the process ...
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How do I get the default font from the command line?

How can I get the name of the default font (and default monospace font), in the format: Ubuntu Mono:size=12:antialias=false I'm aware of fc-list which gives me a list of all the fonts, but how can ...
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Using Ubuntu fonts in a commercial website [duplicate]

I need some help i am working on a clients project and i always have been in love with Ubuntu fonts and i would like to use the fonts for this commercial development purpose (The site would be a ...
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Urdu Fonts not rendering Properly in chrome

Chrome in ubuntu is not rendering the urdu Fonts properly.It is showing gibberish characters not able to read. Especially on Facebook font is not working. Ahh after a long time im back. Still not ...
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Loading CPU 100% and HDD activity always on non-stop, when installing new a few font type

I have just install new a few fonts in Ubuntu 13.10 with the reason for improving compatible font with Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office and other Windows app, especially for app and other software ...
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Different text scaling factors for different displays?

I just purchased a new laptop, which has a much higher DPI than my prior one did; in fact, its resolution (in a 14" form) is roughly the same as that of my 23" second monitor. I'd like the text on ...
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Change font size in Xfce Terminal using Ctrl + mouse wheel?

In Xfce Terminal, is it possible to change the font size using Ctrl + mouse-wheel as you would do in a browser?
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Free URW postscript fonts versus TrueType

Ubuntu includes the free commercial URW++ postscript fonts in /usr/share/fonts/type1/gsfonts (from the gsfonts package). I've seen that the full set are also available in TrueType format (including ...
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Monaco is pixelated in web pages

I installed Monaco font and it looks great in terminal: but it looks ugly in the browsers: How can I fix such a behavior? I would like to see the correct font in web pages too.
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Install MS fonts without using ttf-mscorefonts-installer

Is it possible to install the MS fonts without using the ttf-mscorefonts-installer, and if so, how?
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“Failure to download extra data files” pop-up after installing/uninstalling ttf-mscorefonts-installer

I had to install Wine for some purpose,and with Wine,it's dependency ttf-mscorefonts-installer had to be installed. While installing Wine through Synaptic, in first attempt, ...
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How to install otf fonts?

I know how to install true-type fonts (by copy them to /usr/share/fonts/truetype and do sudo fc-cache -f) but what about otf formats? I didn't find a suitable folder to copy them.
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Cannot change terminal font using dpkg-reconfigure

I am a brand new Unbuntu Server User. I am trying to change the default console font. Each time I run dpkg-reconfigure console-setup, I keep getting x: not found message for console setup. I have ...
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smplayer doesn't show the formatting from the ass files

I have SMplayer on ubuntu 13.10 and it works perfectly, but when I tried to play a video with an ass file"Arabic language", it doesn't show the correct font formatting from the subtitle file, instead ...
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Font rendering issue in GTK based applications, (Firefox, GIMP)?

I am experiencing an issue with font rendering issue in GTK based applications (for example; Firefox, GIMP). I've read a bunch of Google answers about this, but haven't figured out yet what to do. It ...
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After system crash all characters are substituted by rectangles

After a system crash and therefore a reboot all characters got substituted by white rectangles (only these rectangles are displayed by 12.04 LTS - even in the terminal). The characters in e.g. Google ...
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Why CharMap in Ubuntu for lydian not showing up the correct character set

Why CharMap in Ubuntu 11.04 for lydian not showing up the correct character set. I checked couple of different character sets(Javanese), its showing up the same boxed hexdecimal values.
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Some font characters show up as boxes with numbers and letters inside of them

Here is an image of what it looks like: http://i.imgur.com/u5VQowA.png The top text is from Firefox, and the bottom one is from Mousepad (Liberation Mono 10). Xubuntu 12.04. There is a similar ...
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Photoshop looks terrible in 13.10

I have been using Photoshop CS2 for years on various versions of Linux and Ubuntu. In recent years, I've found that installing it with PlayOnLinux has had the most consistently reliable results. ...
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Text only is distorted in Ubuntu 13.10 with Intel graphics

Letters occasionally display distorted in browsers, file managers, terminals, etc. Images are unaffected. I have an Intel Pentium Dual Core CPU with integrated graphics, and an SSD. I should also ...
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How to use two different fonts for Chinese and English in Firefox?

I want to use Wenquanyi for Chinese and Palatino for English in Firefox. How can I do this?
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telugu fonts not rendered correctly in libreoffice

words like padmini, smarana etc where the 'm' is below, here the next letter (ni and ra in the examples) is written over the previous m. spacing is incorrect. these are just two examples, essentially ...
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How do I disable the automatic superscripting of numbers?

I am writing my thesis and it is highly annoying that I need to type a space after ^ if I want to write a^2 instead of a². I am using LaTeX and other software that do not understand a². Is it ...
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Facebook Bangla font Problem in google chrome

I am using google chrome (not chromium) in ubuntu 11.10. I have installed all bangla fonts, set encode to unicode and set bangla font in chrome. It shows all bangla fonts excepts facebook profile ...
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Having problem with fonts in vim-airline

I wanted to install vim-airline but I am having problems with unicode fonts. I have installed it with vundle: .vimrc set encoding=utf-8 Bundle 'bling/vim-airline' let g:airline_powerline_fonts = ...
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Google Chrome not rendering Kannada correctly?

I am facing a problem in viewing web pages with kannada. I tried re-installing Chrome but still have the problem.
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Installing other fonts on wine

Is there a way to install fonts on wine? I'm looking to install fonts so i can use them to render text differently on various apps. Specifically myriad.
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dvips: How to get correct fonts for eps (encapsulated postscript)?

I have a 12 year old, large Latex document with eps figures in it. Nowadays, when I try to translate it into pdf, I get the following error message: dvips: Font Courier used in file ...