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

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How to include/install other font types

How would you include/install other font types such as ComicSans (and others) which are resident in Mozilla ThunderBird Email when used in Windows O/S, but not resident in Mozilla ThunderBird Email in ...
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Awkward Fonts in Ubuntu 13.04

I have installed Ubuntu 13.04 in Vmware Workstation. After 3 week from the installation, yesterday, Vmware showed me an error I could not read that as I blindly clicked on ok. Since then the fonts in ...
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How to add new fonts to gimp?

With this question I refer to the one, where to add fonts to libreoffice : Why I can't install new fonts in LibreOffice? How can I add new fonts to gimp ?
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OTF fonts not being recognized properly

I'm trying to install an OTF font by opening it in my font viewer and clicking install, but in doing so I have encountered a very persistent problem. The font I'm trying to install comes in 6 forms: ...
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actually where are these fonts

Warning: Could not load font "--lucidatypewriter-medium--*---120---*--iso8859-", using font "fixed" instead Warning: Could not load font "--lucidatypewriter-medium-r--*--120--*---iso8859-", ...
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java fonts under wine

I'm running a Java Swing application under Wine. It uses different fonts from those in a true Win 7/XP installation. This mucks up the dialogs/. In particular, a sans serif font is substituted for ...
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Chinese letters are not correct in JFreeChart (Ubuntu 11.04)

I am using JFreeChart in my web application. French, German languages are rendered without any issue. But when i use Chinese and Japanese locale the languages are rendered as square box. At the same ...
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How do I decrease the font size on the default Unity theme? [duplicate]

How do I decrease the overall general system font size on the default Unity theme? I just want fonts to generally be one notch smaller.
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Text is cut out [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 desktop on my PC. Everything is OK, but when I use Firefox, Terminal. The text is cut out, I can fix it by zooming in/out. This is the output when I run lspci | grep ...
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Where does Ubuntu Software Center install mscorefonts on Xubuntu? Where does it install anything?

I have installed mscorefonts from Ubuntu Software Center. But I can't find them neither: in /etc/fonts/ nor in /usr/local/ nor in /usr/local/share/fonts/. Also I can't find any info about ...
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How to force font change on Chrome (Chromium) on certain websites (viz. Facebook)

Since I started using Google Chrome (and Chromium) on Ubuntu, I had this bad feeling about changing Facebook font (or FORCING the font change in Settings on certain websites that have their own CSS). ...
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set desktop font via command line and without gnome-settings-daemon?

i've switched from unity to i3wm and i'm really enjoying it however there is a slight problem: i can't set the desired desktop font without running gnome-settings-daemon. and at the moment this is the ...
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evince 3.4.0 can NOT display some simplified chinese fonts

I have installed acroread-fonts and xpdf, but still failed to display those fonts. I also tried to use acroread, failed too. I use evince 3.4 in ubuntu12.04.2 amd64 arch. How to do with it ? Thanks ...
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Why is the same TrueType font under Ubuntu not rendered in the same size as on Windows?

Over the years i got very used to a console font called Lucida Console on Windows. It's quite condensed. I didn't find any font yet that allows me to have the same number of lines on the screen while ...
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Font size problem in google chrome?

The font size on many websites while using google chrome is so small whereas it looks fine in firefox. How can i fix this problem? Even on my windows xp computer font looks normal but google chrome ...
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Ugly font rendering without smoothing [closed]

After disabling font smoothing, bold versions of fonts render very strange. Example below (notice "keyboard_shortcuts"). Regular version of font is OK and behavior is problematic for many fonts ...
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Font config problem when launching through command line in terminator

A couple of questions really the top one I think I can cure as I have a alias set for sudo > gksu but the two bottom screens of Terminator says that the font is depreciated, how can I make it ...
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Ubuntu appears very small at 1080p, text almost undreadable

Alright... So I have a 15" Dell Studio XPS with a 1080p screen. Everything seems really small with 1080p, in 720p everything is fine but just looks very low-res. So I definitely want to get the ...
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Missing ipa symbols in my dictionary

In my dictionary (bgoffice) all IPA symbols are missing. Could you tell me which font library I has to install?
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Unicode fonts render incorrectly in Terminal

My Ubuntu 13.04 terminal renders Unicode Indic fonts incorrectly, but they are rendered correctly in Firefox, gedit, Chrome etc. How can I fix this? Works fine in: Firefox, Chrome, Gedit, Open Office ...
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Which fonts are pre-installed in Ubuntu Desktop?

My laptop runs Ubuntu 13.04, and is able to display text in foreign languages (e.g. Chinese) on websites. But this is not the case with Debian. Despite installing all locales, my browser doesn't ...
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Why is the monospace font of Ubuntu different from the monospace font of openSUSE?

The fonts are both named "Monospace" but they don't look alike, I wonder why.
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My ttf font does not render on any Ubuntu browser, how do I rectify this?

I have installed the ttf file using the gnome-font-viewer, however, this problem persists regardless of the browser I use. I am running Ubuntu 12.04. After installing, I also refreshed the font cache ...
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“Fontconfig warning: ignoring C.UTF-8: not a valid language tag” [closed]

I wanted to know what happens with my installation of Ubuntu 13.04 64bit. It stops detecting file systems and says the thing i said in the top: "Fontconfig warning: ignoring C.UTF-8: not a valid ...
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Ubuntu terminal not displaying unicode properly

I'm on 13.04 32-bit version. I'm working on this regEx library with unicode features. The problem is when there is unicode characters to display in the terminal it doesn't display in the proper ...
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How do I set default font for Amharic on Ubuntu?

I have this font that I want to use for Amharic/Ethiopic, while leaving the default for other characters, notably Latin. The problem is my Ubuntu OS seem to have a random way of choosing from among ...
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Is there an easier way to add CJK support to Kile?

I am new to Kile and LaTeX and have already installed Kile and TeX Live 2012 on Ubuntu 12.04-LTS(64bits). I feel like adding Chinese support following procedure provided by this website using CJK: ...
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How to format text within the Thunderbird Conversations view?

I am trying to make a move from gmail to my own email, and for this I am testing Thunderbird on Ubuntu. Since I really like the gmail style I installed the Conversations view extension. So far so ...
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How to change default font size in menus after Wine?

I am using Wine 1.4.1 to run MS Word 2010 in Ubuntu 12.10. Yet, the font size and menus in Word are just too small. Have a look: Is there a way for me to change the Word font size and menu sizes? ...
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How do I set default font for Amharic?

I have this font that I want to use for Amharic/Ethiopic, while leaving the default for other characters, notably Latin. The problem is my Ubuntu OS seem to have a random way of choosing from among ...
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How to outline fonts in a PDF (or eps) file?

Say, I have a PDF graphic (such a plot made with matplotlib, Mathematica or similar), which contains vector art and text. The text uses non-standard or proprietary fonts (such Computer Modern if ...
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In all sites i have a non-physical look Ubuntu 12.10

I have a problem with browsing (i tried only with firefox). Im many sites (usually in stackexchange sites) I have no (or part of the) icons. I cannot view a screenshot because I do not have enough ...
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Trying to change kde setting something changed the font/font rendering and I can't go back

I was going through list (the first post)... I changed some of the settings and some other things in the system menu, but somewhere for some reason, the font of most applications changed, and now ...
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Use CM Roman (latex font) in Inkscape?

I made a SVG in Inkscape on Fedora with the CM Roman (latex) font, but when opening the SVG on Ubuntu 12.04, it says it doesn't have CM Roman even though TexLive is installed. How do I use the CM ...
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How to re-disable bitmap fonts?

So, I used Ubuntu Wiki's guide to enabling bitmap fonts. I was already kinda tired so I didn't even bother reading and didn't see that you could enable specific bitmap fonts. I used cd ...
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Displaying fonts & colors on 13.04 APU + Samsung SJXO2370HD very poor

Just installed 13.04, and the screen looks horrible. Using an AMD APU A10 5800K on an FM2 mobo, and I'm using the HDMI port from the mobo. Installed the propriatery driver - looks better than XOrg ...
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How can I add my free font to Ubuntu repositories?

How can I can share my freeware font with Ubuntu users? Is there a way to make a package, or change an existing package to include the font I've designed? Here is a gzipped archive with the font: ...
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How to install additional Gimp fonts

I want to install more text fonts on Gimp. Currently I have only the default fonts. Where can I download and install them? I am on Ubuntu 13.04, using gnome - lastest version.
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Where can I setup fonts in Ubuntu 13.04?

In System settings -> Appearance I see only Look and Behavior. I don't see any Font tab. Where can I find this setting in Ubuntu 13.04 ?
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After installing MS fonts, the fonts are still not the same as on windows

Fonts in Firefox and Chromium are still not the same as in Windows FF and Chrome after installing ms fonts. I mean the fonts that were missing are now displayed, but they are not the same as on ...
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Choose a font among all possible and install it

I do not want to install all the fonts available in the Ubuntu repositories. Instead, I want to look at them and to click one (or more) to be installed. Some softwares: FontInstall seems to be ...
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New Fonts breaking Wine

I'm running Photoshop CS2 in Wine because, well I'm not a fan of the gimp sorry. It's been perfectly stable up until today when I installed a couple of new fonts and now it is running out of memory ...
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Problem with font in Skype

Has anybody experienced problems like the below in Skype: The font of the time is broken. I have googled all day and found nothing similar to it. All other font in Skype is okay except the time. ...
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My fonts are too small to read. How do I set fonts globally and easily (possibly resolution independent)?

I have a TV connected to an Ubuntu box with unity. The default font is too small to read from the couch. I assume I can spend time tinkering the individual font sizes, but I am not sure this would ...
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Font messed up?

What have I done?! Compare that to: You'll see that there's a slight difference.
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improving flash font preview/size in firefox

Hi I'm (forced to) using flash player for my studies, the font quality is so poor and tiny on 1920/1080 . My question is there a way to change font settings or increase the size of the font in Ubuntu ...
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Why accents in FreeSans Capital letters don't print?

Steps to reproduce the problem: Open a new document with LibreOffice Writer Write the following: Liberation Sans MÉRIDA Mérida Free Sans MÉRIDA Mérida Select the first three lines and set the ...
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Firefox 21 under 12.04 fails to render certain fonts/HTML elements

My problem is, that certain contents are not rendered in Firefox 21, under Ubuntu 12.04. I did find a few days ago a thread somewhere, with the exact same question, but it was without an answer, and I ...
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Font size for some greek extended characters in true type fonts are 2 sizes bigger

I am a Ancient History student and, logically, I need to type in ancient greek, but some greek characters for greek extended in true type fonts are 2 sizes bigger. For example, if I type "μοῖρα" in ...
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Issue with font rendering inside applications

My current settings are: antialiasing: none hinting: full This has changed the appearance of fonts in menus, titlebars and most apps (including Skype, system settings, Unity Tweak Tool, etc.) ...