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

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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 ...
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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.