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

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How to change font of language using IBus?

I use 3 languages using IBus input in Ubuntu 13.10. How can I choose a custom font for one of the languages? Changing font in this window only temorarily changes the font of input. When I close ...
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How can I repair a ttf-umefont installation

I have Ubuntu 13.04 and I started to upgrade to 13.10. Upgrading started well, files were sucessfully downloaded but a crash message appeared: <type ´exceptions.SystemError´> (E: The package ...
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Problem with letter “T” and unity

My unity is showing some weird characters when I type the letter "T" on it. (Image below) Any clue ? Thanks in advance -- Ubuntu 13.10 x64 w/ Unity AMD fglrx 13.11beta
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Installing Traditional Chinese language to support adobe reader

Whenever I try to open pdf forms in Adobe reader (version 9.5.5), it prompts a dialog box saying that I need to install traditional Chinese Font to view the contents. I these fonts installed in my ...
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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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How can I add Times New Roman WITH IPA EXTENSIONS?

I'm looking for an easy way to install the Times New Roman font (which I need for my dissertation) that has the IPA extensions. The one that comes with the ttf-mscorefonts-installer does not have ...
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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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The monospace font rendering is broken

The monospace font renderer seems to have problem with rendering monospace fonts, especially with Ubuntu Mono font. Some line's width is different. It seems like the font is shrinked to half size ...
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where the system font size is stored in Notify-osd [duplicate]

We are working on fixing the bug in ubuntu the bug on which we are working is notification uses wrong text size so we need to know where the system font size is stored in the Notify-Osd package
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Multi language font

Is there any way or any font family that supports both English and Persian language like tahoma? I am a web developer and new in Ubuntu, I want to write my code in English and Persian language and it ...
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Changing the size of the boot-up font

I want to reduce the size of the font that's used for the bootup information in grub2 such as the menu of operating systems. I'm running Kubuntu 13.10. I thought of using grub-mkfont, but: I ...
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How can I restore /usr/share/fonts on 10.04? [closed]

I did something extremely stupid. I'm currently working on a 10.04 system (work-related), and since I was missing some fonts I decided to simply copy some over from my own, 12.10 system. I ran cp -R ...
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wkhtmltopdf displaying text as blocks

We're using wkhtmltopdf in a web project (nodejs/compoundjs). We've gotten it working how we wanted on our machines (using the --use-xserver switch). However, when I try to run this on our Ubuntu ...
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UI font has rendering glitches in GNOME Shell

I don't really know how to describe this problem in English. A picture can say more words - look at the tabs at the top of the linked image. The current font settings are shown as well. I don't ...
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Increase Font size in Vim editor

Actually I practice C programs in vim editor.But font size in it is very small.Is there any option to increase the font size in vim editor?
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Using installed fonts in gnome-terminal

Recently I have been messing with gnome-terminal to make it look more appealing. I tried using installed fonts that were in my ~/.fonts folder (installed with Font Viewer) but when I edit the ...
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Can't display other font than sans

My Ubuntu install (upgrade from 13.04) no longer displays any font that is not regular sans. I don't have a monospace font (miss it so much!), terminals and everywhing displays in the same font but ...
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Specify hinting for a certain font

I am using Droid fonts were possible. I have KDE. Droid fonts look perfect with full hinting, but Ubuntu font do not. Ubuntu font looks good with no or slight hinting, but then Droid fonts look bad. ...
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hindi fonts problem [duplicate]

I want to practise hindi typing, I have installed hindi fonts how ever when selecting fonts and trying to type in Hindi I get only English words following are snapshots You can see I have selected ...
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Regenerating fonts cache never finishes

when I try to update or install something (either via the software center or via apt-get update and then via sudo dpkg --configure -a), Ubuntu (13.04) starts to regenerate the fonts cache, and the ...
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font garbled on remote desktop from 13.04

When I try to take remote desktop of my windows pc the font get grabled(especially the small letters, cap letters are displayed properly). I face this issue only in ubuntu 13.04 also in lubuntu 13.04. ...
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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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How do I change the vertical font-spacing of system fonts?

I just changed the system fonts form Ubuntu to Helvetica Neue using the Advanced Settings package from the Ubuntu Store (Unity Tweak Tool). The problem is, the fonts are not vertically centred with ...
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Geary's Document Font

I have a vision impediment that means I can't easily read the default document font in Geary, the email client. Is there any way to change the font preference?
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How to locate a font in Ubuntu?

Ubuntu desktop with 12.04 is about to crash. Installed 13.04 on a new machine, want to transfer Book Antiqua font from old machine to the new one. How do I find it on the old machine? My /usr ...
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Ubuntu font override

How and what fonts does the Ubuntu system override? When browsing many sites I see an alternative font than Verdana, overridden by Ubuntu OS. I would like to set up the same for my Gentoo.
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Nautilus - How to apply Zoom on the filenames? Not just on the thumbnails

I'm looking to edit the way for nautilus to handle the zoom. Since Ubuntu 13.04, when you use the zoom in nautilus it only changes the thumbnails/icons size, and the filename text stay the same. Is ...
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change default font in ubuntu 13.04

Linux OS is said to be super customisable. But, how do I change the default font in Ubuntu? I could not find any easy method to do this. Some people suggested using dconf tool or Gnome tweak or Unity ...
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font issues mozila firefox

I am getting missing fonts in firefox. Is there anyway for getting the missing fonts ?
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how to increase the font and icon in Ubuntu and in the installed software?

I am buying a 15' notebook with Full HD resolution but the icon and the text are too litle for me Can I change these value? and for the text inside the installed programs (menu programs, etc)? Is it ...
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How come my terminal's character spacing is off unless I uncheck “Use the system fixed width font”? [duplicate]

My terminal looks like this: unless I uncheck "Use the system fixed width font" in which case it looks like this: I noticed that the character spacing is off for applications other than the ...
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How to load fonts and how to set their resolution in Ubuntu 12.04?

According to How can I make fonts look like they do in Windows? I have got the resolution 96x96 dots per inch, but I do not see any possibility to set it in the System Settings; searching for 'font' ...
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Ubuntu font still stuck in Wingdings

Hello Ubuntu Communtiy, We are still stuck in the Webdings font. If anyone would check out the pastebin and see what was downloaded form the USB and can provide ANY suggestions how to change back to ...
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font stuck in Wingdings

Hello Ubuntu Community, My son inadvertently changed the computer font to Wingdings and now we cannot figure out how to get back a readable font. All we see are the symbols. ANY SUGGESTIONS??
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Closest alternative to Times New Roman

What is the closest alternative font of Times New Roman in Ubuntu 12.10? Is it serif or sans serif or something else ? I have installed msttcorefonts already. Now in my Latex document I am preferring ...
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Install Times New Roman in Ubuntu 12.10

I was trying to install Times New Roman font using the commands sudo apt-get install msttcorefonts sudo apt-get install ttf-mscorefonts-installer Now while implementing the first command, an ...
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After recovering from suspend, artifacts appear in text

I have Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 64-bit installed on my Panasonic CF-51 laptop (GPU: Intel 945GM). When I recover from suspend mode, artifacts appear in the text. These artifacts look random. This occurred ...
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not able to run upgrades

I am a new user trying to run upgrades in my new Ubuntu 12.04 , but i am running in to a problem all scripts seems to do fine and it gets to this screen Package configuration ...
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StackOverflow code segment font changed, possibly after changing System fonts

I am on Ubuntu 12.10 (using firefox, but the same font appears on chrome too) and I've been changing the theme and fonts of the system using ubuntu tweak tool. The problem is that the code segments ...
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How to install Artwiz Lime?

I am new to Linux and i want to install a font called: lime. Can anyone explain how to do that? I see that they arent in the repos anymore. install artwiz fonts in ubuntu 12.04 only explains how to ...
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Chrome below the normal size

I've been an Ubuntu user for a while and this is the first time I have such a problem. It is quite difficult to explain so I attach a screenshot: . Basically the font size is too small. In the ...
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Missing fonts in Xvfb

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04.3 64-bit as a guest under VMplayer running on my Win7 host. After Ubuntu installs, I launch and open a terminal. I then enter the following: sudo apt-get update sudo ...
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Everything gone except desktop [duplicate]

I recently changed the default font using dconf tool. That was ok, and after trying that font, I opened dconf again and clicked "Restore Default" button. Then the screen was unresponsive, I forced it ...
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Make gnome-desktop clock larger

I use Xfce with gnome-screensaver. Is it possible to change the font size of the date/time in the lock screen (on the top bar) without making any changes to font sizes elsewhere? Thank you
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Alternative fonts in font settings

Is it possible to define font alternatives in Gnome font settings? For example to use an alternative font for the additional characters Ubuntu font doesn’t have. I used comma just like CSS: ...
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Weird Facebook font problem on Firefox

I am using Firefox 23 and Ubuntu 12.04 with Unity. Today, I was dealing with font configuration to make them look like sharper and less blurry. After some mambo jambo, Facebook started to look like ...
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How can I make Palatino look good in Firefox?

I'm looking at a website that attempts to display text in the Palatino font. This is not installed on my system. I'm not sure if it's even possible to get it in Linux. (FWIW I have ...
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How change system font color Ubuntu 12.04

I've been searching but i can't get a specific guide to changing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS' font color. I am using the Dfcon editor to change the background and base color of the system, the code being: ...
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Ubuntu minimal install font rendering

I installed Ubuntu 13.04 using the minimal CD. Then I installed gnome-shell and am slowly installing the applications I need as I need them. Default font rendering on Ubuntu is, in my opinion, one ...
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Optimizing GVim Fonts in Ubuntu 13.04

I'm using Tweak Tool to optimize font settings like anti-aliasing and font-hinting in Ubuntu 13.04. While this affects everything else on my system, the fonts in the GVim window (the actual code) ...