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

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All fonts look weird in emails and on websites, how can I fix this?

I've just installed Ubuntu and my fonts look weird on website and in emails. Below are some screenshots of thunderbird and chromium. The problem occurs in the following programs: Chromium Firefox ...
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LibreOffice missing certain Microsoft fonts

I don't have these fonts: times new roman, arial and calibri..., like in microsoft office? What can I do?
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How to change eclipse font sizes

I'm trying to reduce the font sizes used in Eclipse. I've read several notes talking about how to do this, but none of them have made a difference. Obviously, changing it in Eclipse preferences ...
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Can't download ttf-mscorefonts-installer on ubuntu 14.04

I have resently installed ubuntu 14.04 If i install the mscorefonts from the Ubuntu software center, it gives a positive response, but after this I get a download error. Is there any way to resolve ...
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fonts that appear on xfontsel VS “other fonts”

I am looking for good fonts to use on osdSH As far as I can tell (see passing a font as an argument to a script) these are the fonts xfontsel lists to me These, unfortunately, seem rather limited ...
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passing a font as an argument to a script

I am trying to use osdSH for notifications. It has a 'font' parameter that receives a curiously formed string. From the man: -f -font Set font (Default: ...
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How to use the package ttf-mscorefonts-installer

I have the package installed. Now I want to use it to install the ms ttfonts, as stated in the description: "This package allows for easy installation of the Microsoft True Type Core Fonts for the ...
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Fullscreen is black with Fontconf warnings after updating Ubuntu

After having upgraded Ubuntu, I had the problem where Ubuntu was stuck in a login loop. To try fix it, I used commands from this forum: Ubuntu gets stuck in a Login Loop. Now, when I try to start ...
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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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Some fonts come up as fractions in applications

My skype has long since been using a fraction font to display caller names. This looked funny but didn't bother me since I knew who I was calling. However Now I am trying to login with the Everpad ...
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Shortcut to change the gnome-terminal font size

I need fast shortcut to change the terminal font size. I use gnome-terminal. I tried with Ctrl + + and Ctrl + - but the size is not changed. Is there another shortcut? Can I add a shortcut like ...
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Install fonts by drag and drop [duplicate]

Can I drag and drop .ttf file to install font into ubuntu 14.04? Because I want to install every font that my Windows computer has. And it'll be a waste of time to click and install it all one by ...
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Unable to install Microsoft True Type Core Fonts on Ubuntu 14.04

After updating to Ubuntu 14.04, I installed Ubuntu restricted extras and then the Software Center crashed during the installation so I had to terminate the window. I removed and re-installed it and ...
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Fonts blurred/corrupted

I'm running 13.04 64 bit on an Intel Core 2 Duo laptop. The problem I have is visible in the attached screen shots. Using browser Desktop I've installed Cinnamon,KDE and removed KDE. I haven't ...
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How to change the default font size of XTerm?

XTerm font is very small. How can I set it larger?
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How to fix continuous error with ttf-mscorefonts-installer package? [duplicate]

Rough English translation provided by Google: I have the same error is coming continuously. I did wipe reload it, but still the same. How can I fix it? These packages, the package of additional ...
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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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Which is the best PDF metadata viewer for Ubuntu?

There are a lot of questions and answers regarding the best PDF viewer available with Ubuntu. But I want to parse the PDF file and know details of PDF, such as images, fonts and links that are ...
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How do you change the font color in the Unity panel?

With my current (and favorite) theme the Unity panel is black text on a black background. Is there a way to set the font color in Unity or the theme somehow?
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How do I set a gtk default font?

I'm trying to set the gtk default font to DejaVu Sans 11. In ~/.gtkrc (and ~/.gtkrc-2.0) I have # ~/.gtkrc-2.0 style "all" { font_name="DejaVu Sans 11" } widget_class "*" style "all" ...
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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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Fontconfig error - “out of memory”

I am trying to launch the Android Studio on Xubuntu. When I type ./studio.sh in terminal I get this error: Fontconfig error: "/etc/fonts/conf.d/65-khmer.conf", line 14: out of memory Fontconfig ...
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How to set Monaco font in GNOME Terminal?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I installed the Monaco font from here. The font is visible in Font Manager. I can also set the font in GVim. However, if I try to set this font in GNOME Terminal, that is ...
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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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Small snag when installing WINE

I was installing WINE on a fresh install of 14.10, and I was sent to some DOS-looking screen. I hit Enter to get through the EULA, but I think I accidentally hit it twice because it sped through a ...
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How does Chromium browser select its default sans serif font?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04, and I got problems with the fonts after installing Kubuntu desktop. For example <html> <body> <p style="font-family: Sans-Serif;"> ...
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Fonts messed up after installing Kubuntu desktop on Ubuntu 14.04

I decided I wanted to try Kubuntu since I had some difficulties with the Unity desktop. I do not remember exactly the command(s) I run, but I think I used sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop. Now 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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How can I set and get the tty console font?

1.How can I set the font and size of the TTYs? The command: dpkg-reconfigure console-setup allows me to choose certain fonts/sizes that cannot be installed (an error message appears after the ...
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How to change font of code in PyCharm?

PyCharm Community Edition 3.1.3 on Ubuntu Gnome 14.04. Can't find where to change the font of code in PyCharm. File > Settings > Editor > Colors & Fonts > Font > Editor Font is ...
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Fonts look bad in Microsoft Office using Wine

Office fonts in wine look very different from what they look in Windows or LibreOffice. As can be seen from the attached screenshots, they look blurry in some sizes and aliased in other sizes. You ...
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After upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04 Unicode Fallback does not work in inkscape

I upgraded to 14.04 and opened a SVG with amharic letters. The letters are አዲስ and I use the font DejaVu sans. Now after the upgrade, the characters are displayed wrongly. If I copy from Inkscape and ...
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Change default system font using terminal only in 14.04

The following question answers how to Adjust fonts using tweak tool but the luddite in me would like to know how to do this without installing unity-tweak-tool. How can I adjust the default system ...
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How can I install fonts in Wine?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and I just installed Wine. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install wine1.5 sudo apt-get install winetricks The installation ...
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Unity menus and fonts weird rendering

I have an issue that occurs occasionally on my Ubuntu 14.04 (x64). Sometimes, right when I turn on my pc, the font and windows are messy. But, if I log out and log on Guest Account, everything works ...
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How can I make yEd look more integrated into Ubuntu?

yEd is a powerful graph editor that is coded in Java and supports a variety of platforms, including Ubuntu. However, by default it looks quite alien to the Ubuntu desktop as it doesn't appear to use a ...
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Chrome on Xubuntu 14.04 won't display simplified Chinese characters [closed]

Don't know if anybody else is having the same issue, and have a solution to this, but here are the steps to re-create the issue: install Xubuntu 14.04 install Chrome everything works fine at this ...
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Font in IntelliJ IDEA on Ubuntu 14.04

I installed idea 13.1 and Oracle JDK 1.8. When I launch idea I see very bad font it is ugly. How I can fix this. Ubuntu 14.04 x64. Oracle JDK 1.8 Here's a screenshot
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Font colour problem in LXDE [duplicate]

I was tweaking around in LXDE. I was having the help of this guide But at some step I ended up with this problem. The font colour at some places is very close to the background. I want to fix the ...
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Hebrew font in Terminal ubuntu 12.10

I have files on usb DOK that I can't accesses since the folder name is in Hebrew I use Ubuntu 12.10 ll /media/user/KINGSTON drwx------ 16 user user 8192 Apr 28 16:40 ??????????/ ll ...
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IntelliJ Bad Font Rendering

I've recently installed IntelliJ on my Ubuntu system and realized that the font I want to normally use Monaco doesn't render properly in IntelliJ. So, the problem was slightly fixed from this post ...
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How can I see the fancy prompt in Byobu on Windows?

I installed a new Ubuntu server on 14.04 and need to access it using Windows. I am currently using PuTTYTray, and I installed the Ubuntu fonts and set Ubuntu Mono as my default font in order to get ...
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Ugly fonts in Netbeans - How can i make it use the system font?

I'm having problems getting the Netbeans font to look nice, this has been a problem ever since I tried Ubuntu ~8. For some reason fonts look like they're not getting subpixel smoothing in Netbeans ...
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What is Wrong with Ubuntu 14.04? Font Rendering Bugs

My Ubuntu is being very very irritating after upgrading to 14.04. Every once in a blue moon, certain glyphs just disappear from the screen. Every once in a while, (even as I'm writing this question), ...
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How to reset errornous font in promt and output of gnome-terminal

I'm experiencing replacement of all occurances of certain characters in the prompt and output of gnome-terminal (3.6.2 in Ubuntu 14.04), e.g. (latin d is replaced with some kind of uppercase D in ...
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How to remove g++

I recently installed the g++ complier for c++ coding somehow its messing with my fonts and only a restart fixes the issue. Is there any way to uninstall g++?and is that safe to do?
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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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How can I fix my problems with fonts in Firefox?

Ever since I reinstalled Ubuntu a few hours ago, I've experienced major visual artifacts with smaller font sizes in Firefox. The fonts end up looking like this: Or even like this: This only ...
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Ubuntu settings mess up after trying Kubuntu

I am trying Kubuntu on my computer, but then I come back again to Unity and when I do, configuration keeps some of KDE's settings: General window and indicator fonts are smaller and thinner; they're ...
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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 ...