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

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Is there an opensource alternative to FontPrep?

I switched from mac os to Ubuntu. So far it's going great, but I'm missing one small application: fontprep. It's used to generate webfonts. Please see the FontPrep website. I'm wondering if there's ...
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Disabling the anti-aliasing for a specific font with user's fonts.conf

Purpose: I am trying to disable anti-aliasing via ~/.config/fontconfig/fonts.conf for a specific font, but so far without success. If my understanding is correct, then the cause is, that the system ...
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How can I change gnome terminal font in command line?

I know how to change gnome's terminal font using the gui But I would like to do the same using the terminal (automated way). How can I do that ?
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How to use entypo font in kolourpaint

i installed the entypo font http://www.entypo.com/characters/ but how to use it ? I want to use it in kolourpaint and i don't find the way to write characters.
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Font rendering problem in KDE

kUbuntu noob user here. I feel like I messed something with the font configuration but I'm not sure why. Now I see ugly fonts in all application. Any idea to restart the font rendering like it was?
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Infinality problem with fonts in firefox

Just installed infinality in 13.10 from ppa:no1wantdthisname/ppa. And got problem with fonts in Firefox. So when choose page source option in Firefox there is no any text inside window. Also on some ...
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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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Question about using ubuntu fonts inside a website as @font-face

I'm a web developer and I want to use Ubuntu font for many (non commercial and commercial) websites. I have read the license text file and still didn't get it. Can I freely use all Ubuntu fonts ?
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Google Docs - Fonts/Look like Windows

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 for my home use and am really liking it so far. I use Windows 7 on other computers and work together on Google Docs. When I log into a spreadsheet on my Google Docs ...
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How to fix Netbeans 7.4 (and Netbeans 8.0) Ugly Text and Popups in Ubuntu 13.10?

I've tried various workarounds, but I haven't yet found a way to make the fonts in Netbeans look right. I've tried changing the config files of Netbeans, and trying the instructions here that don't ...
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xrdb -merge ~/.Xresources disables gtk anti-aliasing

When booting into xmonad, gtk fonts are anti-aliased, but for some reason urxvt has problems with variable names in my ~/.Xresources (it fails to parse the variable names as colors and thus everything ...
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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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Something made all text really small - font and size settings, dpi seem ok

After booting my pc up I noticed that the fonts on the login screen on my Lubuntu 13.04 are tiny. After logging in I noticed window titles being tiny and default font sizes in apps too such as Skype ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 font problem on 30" Dell U3014 at 2560x1600

I have 13.10, with a Nvidea 8600GTS, driver 304.88, xserver 1.14.3, working fine with 2x 24" 1920x1200 screens in twinview. I have swapped one out for a Dell U3014 but whilst getting the reported ...
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Ubuntu Antialiasing problem

i'm using ubuntu 12.04.3. My problem is after i restart my laptop, the fonts is change to normal and not in antialiasing. Mozilla and Google chrome also facing the same problem.Then i go to guest ...
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Ugly fonts in Firefox with infinality

I recently installed truetype-infinality and infinality-fontconfig on my Xubuntu and set the rendering style to OSX. While my terminal and system fonts looks great, fonts on certain webpages look ...
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I was trying to install a font on Ubuntu 12.04 and after the text displayed as boxes.Can someone help me?

I was trying to fix the problem in the game Kerbal space Program where no text displays, and after installing the "Microsoft core fonts" and rebooting, the login only displayed white boxes instead of ...
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How to install multiple ttf fonts for system-wide usage?

I had "WinFonts" folder in home directory including many true type fonts (.ttf) which I would like to install to be applied for use widely across Ubuntu system and apps. I need help guiding me to make ...
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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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Per-monitor font hinting

I have two displays out of which one is rotated to be vertical. Is there a way to set font hinting to be VRGB on vertical display and RGB for horizontal display?
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How to uninstall Monaco font?

I installed Monaco font like it was described in this question but now I want to uninstall it. How can I do this?
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Increase icon/font size in Ubuntu 13.10 on some specific locations

I've just installed Ubuntu 13.10. I could increase the font size in most places using the tweak tool, however I'm not able to increase it in some specific places (e.g., tab names in chrome, text in ...
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Mac OS X Terminal clone for Ubuntu

I would like to set the Max OS X Terminal theme for Ubuntu Terminal. I really like the fonts and the colors. This is how the Mac Terminal does look: Image source There are few things that I ...
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Can't install MS true type fonts

The ttf-mscorefonts-installer is installed but no fonts in /usr/share/fonts/truetype/msttcorefonts. message in this folder reads: License refused. Please reinstall the ttf-mscorefonts-installer ...
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How to install ttf fonts?

I want to install a font from true type of font of my own. where should I install my font in ubuntu?
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Failure to download extra files related to fonts [duplicate]

I need these fonts. I am not just trying to get rid of that Information available window. I cannot download files like andale32.exe from http://downloads.sourceforge.net/corefonts/andale32.exe. So I ...
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My mythtv setup menus changed to greek, anybody else?

After the last update, my mythtv setup menus in the frontend and backend changed to greek, I think it is just a font issue because it looks like letter substitution rather than language. Either way ...
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Typing caron: only ě works

I am trying to type a caron symbol above vowels (for Pinyin). After a disappointing amount of searching I turned the left flag key into compose and can now do leftflagkey, shift , (<), e to get ě ...
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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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Some fonts seem to be missing using xboard

I recently installed a chess program called xboard. I tried to open it from the terminal and it gave me the following error. dineshkumar@dineshkumar-desktop:~$ xboard xboard: no fonts match pattern ...
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Hebrew fonts in Picasa 3.9 wine 1.4.1 kubuntu 13.10 look as empty squares

I've got a fresh Kubuntu 13.10 64 bit with wine 1.4.1 on it. Fonts seemed to install without a problem (how can I check that? I've installed culmus manually and msfft core with wine). Importing my ...
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How to add fonts on Libre Office Writer?

How can I download cursive, etc onto Libre Office Writer?? I have already tried multiple websites, but none of the methods worked.
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Two 12.04 machines have the same display settings but different results

I have one machine that has a relatively fresh install of 12.04 and one that I inherited. The terminal window in the inherited machine has a really weird font, and the regular one is what I would ...
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update to ubuntu 13.1 has caused blurry fonts in Wine app

I just updated to 13.1 and have noticed the application I run in Wine now has very blurry fonts in some places. This did not happen until I upgraded to 13.1.
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After the upgrade 13.04 to 13.10 I have problems with characters rendering in a weird way

Since the upgrade from 13.04 to 13.10 some characters in a text render in a weird way. As if pixels in the characters are missing. It seems to be random. Sometimes it's in the terminal, another time ...
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urxvt font smoothing not as good as konsole

I have been playing with urxvt lately and find the font-rendering not very satisfying: The result from konsole: You can see konsole renders it much sharper and clearer. Here is my .Xdefaults: ...
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Installing group of fonts in Ubuntu [duplicate]

How to install group of fonts in a folder in Ubuntu? There are many font folders and I don't where to copy my fonts cause I want to use them in whole Linux environment not in a special program? What ...
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How do I stop one of my installed fonts from overriding other web fonts?

I installed a font with font-viewer (Helvetica Neue, if it matters) and now many websites (notably YouTube) are displayed with that font. This is especially annoying since Helvetica Neue is a very ...
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How to delete fonts in ubuntu

How to delete fonts in ubuntu. I am a new ubuntu user and find it hard to delete fonts that I have installed. I anticipate that the problem might be installing font that turns my Firefox browser ...
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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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Error in loads of programs

I've been getting a recurring error after using Lubuntu and trying to install a font. python: /build/buildd/cairo-1.12.16/src/cairo-scaled-font.c:459: _cairo_scaled_glyph_page_destroy: Assertion ...
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Prevent wine from loading user fonts

I'm using PhotoshopCS6 on wine1.7,and this crashes everytime after selecting TypeTool. I guess some user fonts(~/.fonts/*) causes crash on wine. How can I prevent wine from loading user fonts? Or, ...
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Ugly LibreOffice font

I have been experiencing this super annoying bug with fonts in LibreOffice. Please see below screenshot. The spaces between letters are just messed, no matter what font or level of zoom I choose. When ...
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How to increase Evernote's GUI font size?

I'm running Evernote using PlayOnLinux (Wine). When I scale the font using the Wine configuration (to 140 dpi for example), the font of notes increases but the GUI font of Evernote is too small. I ...
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Upgrading from raring to saucy broke many of my fonts in certain applications

I upgraded from raring to saucy over the weekend. Two of my applications, dzen2 and xmobar, won't display the fonts they used to. I'd mostly been using fixed and 6x12. xmobar doesn't run with ...
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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 ...