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

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How do I fix fonts not rendering and missing letters?

I have a fresh installation of Ubuntu 14.10 on my laptop. It appears that letters are missing from files and folders, as well as menus and configuration windows. I'm not sure where to start in order ...
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Chrome/Chromium fonts look bad starting from version 37

After an upgrade from version 36 to 37, the fonts in Google Chrome browser and its opensource variation Chromium look much worse. In the attached screenshot you will the same page viewed with version ...
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Where to find web-standard fonts for Ubuntu?

I would like to put these fonts: http://www.ampsoft.net/webdesign-l/WindowsMacFonts.html. In my .fonts folder of my Ubuntu server (Heroku). Where can I find these in a way that they are available ...
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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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Defautl kanji/japanese font wrong in ubuntu 14.04, how to change it?

I am learning japanese and I have a problem with the default font used by ubuntu. I would like to learn the standard kanjis writing and not a fancy or smart way of writing them... I already had a ...
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Desktop and Nautilus fonts suddenly HUGE

I am running 14.04 (x64) with an nVidia card. About a week ago, the desktop and Nautilus fonts both ballooned in size, and I have been unable to find compiz or unity settings that address this. ...
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How to repair fonts for Perl/Tk (14.04)

With Ubuntu 14. 04 I have Perl 5.18.2 for x86_64-Linux-gnu-thread-multi on my laptop which is nice, but after installing Perl/Tk-804.032 from CPAN I seem to only get non-antialiased fonts (scaled ...
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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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How do I remove the unity 2D option in lightdm (login sceen) in ubuntu 12.04?

Because I wish to view my full username at login, I want to remove the "Unity 2D" option at the login screen. Currently the last part of the username (after the 20th digit) is hidden behind the ...
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How to change desktop font color in xfce when using nautilus to show desktop

I'm trying to change the desktop font color in xubuntu after I replaced thunar with nautilus to be the default file manager. Right now I have gray text color which is not visible on almost any ...
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Switch between normal and 10-feet interface

Sometimes when I watch a movie or TV episode on my computer, I'd like to sit on my couch. Now sometimes you want to check some random fact being mentioned on wikipedia, or someone writes to me via ...
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How can I modify the small icon and title bar fonts in Unity?

As you can see in the screenshot, the fonts for the title bar (any window) and for the icons within the file browser (as well as in the navigation pane to the left) are very very small, I have tried ...
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Why is Chinese text displaying strangely?

I just upgraded to 12.04 and should have pretty default settings, yet Chinese text is displaying inconsistently. In the example below, for instance, 九 and 山 (two out of three characters) look as ...
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Fonts displayed at larger size in documents compared to Windows

I use Libreoffice both at home and at work. Unfortunately at work I use it under Windows, at home Ubuntu. Often I have to work on documents (especially ppt) started under Windows. Trouble is Ubuntu ...
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Cannot find M+ fonts I installed

I downloaded M+ Fonts, and installed using its script to /usr/share/fonts/X11/mplus. fc-cache shows /usr/share/fonts/X11/mplus: caching, new cache contents: 30 fonts, 0 dirs. But I cannot find the ...
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Re-install font Ubuntu 14.04

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. I installed some packages and the system fonts changed. The characters in the terminal overlap and it makes it difficult to read. I tried unity-reset but that didn't seem to ...
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Prevent package manager recreating files in /etc/fonts/conf.d/

I use a bitmap font for my terminal windows. In order for this to work, I need to enable bitmap fonts. In /etc/fonts/conf.d/ there's a symlink called 70-no-bitmaps.conf to the matching configuration ...
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Bold fonts in muCommander

I have bold fonts in muCommander everywhere under GTK+ theme. I have tried changing styles (in app menu) manualy but it didn't help.
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Didn't authorize WINE install correctly, now have ttf-mscorefonts-installer issues

I was trying to install WINE, and I didn't know how to correctly click OK on the licence window that came out, and I ended up 'x'ing out of it. Now I'm stuck in the ttf-mscorefonts-installer fault. ...
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missfont, something wrong with font when I log in

When I log in, the fonts are not displayed properly, and I get this file in home directory: missfont.log mktexpk --mfmode / --bdpi 600 --mag 1+0/600 --dpi 600 cmti10 mktexpk --mfmode / --bdpi 600 ...
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Question About Subtitles In Movies

i download a 720p Movie like every time i do but the difference that all of them downloaded with subtitles in them no need to download subtitle files except 1 movie needs a subtitles file ,So I ...
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Nepali Font Rendering Problem in Firefox

I have installed so many nepali fonts in my computer. But firefox do not show all nepali fonts properly.
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Changing Font Size in Applications

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 on a Macbook Pro 11-1. Because of the Retina display, the resolution absolutely needs to be 2560x1600 (I have a 13 inch). However, that obviously doesn't work too well with an ...
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How to remove fonts in Ubuntu?

I installed Garamond font in Ubuntu 13.10. Now I cannot remove the font. I cannot find it anywhere. I have tried the following and all failed: font-manager application search font in ...
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font problem in firefox

i have some unusual problem in firefox, the font in firefox is not working properly, it become narrow then rest of the windows font, sometimes it looks very small, i have tried default settings of ...
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I can't read in Burmese in Firefox!

I can't read in Burmese in Firefox. What can I do? Please help me.
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Can I instal Ubuntu from the command line?

I'm trying to install Ubuntu. I've done this a thousand times and usually it's fine. However, this time it has got the screen fonts all far too large. So I can't actually get the mouse to a lot of ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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how do I correct text sizes on the web?

I open for instance http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2013/07/warrantless-cell-tracking/ and the text on the left hand (story) is very small, but the test on the right (advertisements) is quite ...
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How do I make an input method for my conlang

I am trying to make an input method for my constructed language, and have no idea where to start. I haven't found any helpful information on any forums. I am trying to make a syllabic language, so I ...
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how do I choose the font/s I want in what programs I want?

As recommended by Bobby Phoenix, I had copied the fonts folder from Windows to Ubuntu and put it on my desktop. I installed Fonty Python from the USC and I then made a Pog of the fonts I want to ...
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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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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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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.) ...
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Install font for specific language

I'm using Ubuntu in English. I also use Arabic to name files and folders. How can I install a default font for specific Arabic and another for English ?
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Font rendering problem after accidentally deleting font folder

I accidentally deleted my fonts folder in home/usr/share, then I re-installed dejavu core fonts and ubuntu font family in order to be able to work with my ubuntu again. Then I started to install ...
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how can I restore default fonts in Ubuntu 11.10?

I have accidentally deleted some of the fonts from /usr/share/fonts folder. They must have been crucial since now I have various display problems ( underscore and font size display ). I have already ...
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Eclipse sans font is not readable

Ubuntu 12.04, Oracle Java 7, Eclipse Indigo/Juno. Have following trouble (Same in code for final member names and static methods): Font seems like sans, tried to change it to Bitstream Sans, no ...
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dpkg stuck downloading font files

I have been reinstalling Ubuntu 12.04. The install from USB works fine, and I could update everything OK, but when I got to re-installing my application software I hit a snag. One of the packages I ...
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Why does my browser display all-white (blank) text after installing some fonts?

I installed a bunch of extra fonts for Ubuntu and now almost nothing involving fonts is displayed in my browser.
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Where's the default Farsi(Persian) font file?

There is a default font for each language in ubuntu, which is displayed in menus, captions, etc. As far as I'm concerned they're located in /usr/shared/fonts. My problem is that I can't find the ...
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GillSans font doesn't show up in any applications

I am running Ubuntu 10.04, Lucid Lynx, and I'm trying to add some fonts for use with Libre Office. In particular, I've placed a GillSans.ttc font file into /usr/share/fonts/truetype by copying it ...