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

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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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Texlive 2014 on Ubuntu 14.04: Font WebOMintsGD not found

I upgraded to Texlive 2014 on Unbutu 14.04 and trying to install non-freetonts with getnonfreefonts-sys. This command throws the following error: ERROR: The install directory ...
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Fontconfig warning: “/etc/fonts/conf.d/90-fonts-unfonts-core.conf”

I am getting the following error frequently. (Example: when running zenity,firefox etc. commands / applications.) Fontconfig warning: "/etc/fonts/conf.d/90-fonts-unfonts-core.conf", line 11: Having ...
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Resize font on boot message screen and console

I have a high resolution screen on my laptop (3200x1800px) and I disabled the boot-image ( How do I disable the boot splash screen, and only show kernel and boot text instead? ) I also managed to ...
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Ugly fonts in Java Swing Applications even with openjdk-fontfix

I have a problem with Java Swing applications such as Intellij Idea or Pycharm. I use Ubuntu 14.04 with openjdk-fontfix and jayatana PPAs installed. All fonts in Pycharm, for example, are rendered ...
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How can I determine which fonts are installed from the command line, and what is the easiest way to install more?

There are many questions and answers regarding fonts on Ubuntu, but not so many dealing with Ubuntu for Embedded Linux, such as Beaglebone Black. I have not been able to locate any .ttf files in ...
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Letter-spacing in gnome-terminal

After update to 13.04 have broken fonts in gnome terminal: It is "Ubuntu Mono 13" font, but same spacing problems occurs with any monospace font. What can I do?
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How to get the default TTY font in Unity?

I have a simple problem, but the solution is rather difficult to find. I would like to use the same TTY font in Ubuntu in my GUI environment. I don't know the name of this font, and I don't know how ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: Unreadable Grub Font

Every time when i boot my PC there is a unreadable grub font. I know i can deactivate this by wrtiting the quiet splash entry in /etc/default/grub file. But i'd like to see, if there are any Errors in ...
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Firefox does not display text after the installation of new fonts

Ubuntu 14.04, after install new fonts, when enter a page, Firefox just display images, it does not display text. I tried to chown the folder /usr/share/fonts' to my user andchmodthe ...
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Terminal bug? Mixed up characters

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and I am having a character problem with my terminal. This is my terminal when I write a short command and this is my terminal when I write a command with more than the ...
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MS Fonts not Showing Properly (look choppy and terrible)

Some fonts that I have installed are not rendering properly in Chrome and Firefox, as you can see in the image below: body { font: 10pt 'Trebuchet MS', 'Arial', sans-serif; } If I remove ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 Unknown Display, nvidia graphics

I tried the @Golboth solution in this thread. Worked sometimes, it has an intermittent behavior, sometimes work, most of times doesn't work. Installed Nvidia drivers, Ubuntu detects the Graphics : ...
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Texmaker accents problem

I've installed Texmaker 4.1 (using apt) on Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS 64bits. Most of the time it works fine, but out of the blue it starts to show some strange behavior with accents marks, for example, I ...
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Lynx non-English fonts display and log in problem

i just installed Lynx browser ( which doesn't have GUI and executes in terminal and i use G u a k e Terminal) but the terminal does not show Persian fonts which have right to left alignment. it ...
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How to enchance font rendering under Wine

Consolas font, size 11, natively in Linux app shows like this: Same font and size in any Windows app under Wine, shows like his: Is there some setting, to make font appearance under Wine closer ...
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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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Increase text size in list display

In List display text size is much smaller than icon size. With very small zoom (30%) text proportion looks good to me, although everything is too small ;-) then increasing size, text size lags size of ...
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How to fix MATLAB R2014 greek letter/latex font support

I am using MATLAB R2014a under Ubuntu 12.04. Using tex markup such as \alpha, etc in text objects renders regular ASCII characters and not the expected tex output. Making a symbolic link from the ...
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Text Rendering Problem in Ubuntu and all derivatives [on hold]

i have an issue with text rendering in ubuntu 14.04.1, 14.10 and all its derivatives... here is picture of my issue: It happens in all Desktop Environments. I'm using AMD R9 270X with open source ...
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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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Opentype features in Libreoffice

Is it possible to use Opentype's features like ligatures in Libreoffice? if yes, how? Because as far as I know, in Ubuntu and Linux in general, these features are available only for graphite(aka ...
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Changing icon font size/colour in 14.04

How can I change the desktop icon font size/colour to something more readable? At the moment, icon text looks like this: unity-tweak-tool (as mentioned in How do I change fonts and adjust their ...
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Sluggish performance in ubuntu terminal?

I work on two 1900x1200 monitors, usually with at least one monitor running a fullscreen terminal window. I use a font size of Ubuntu mono 10. I have noticed that performance is sluggish (I am using ...
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How can I set and get the tty console font? [duplicate]

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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adding fonts to photoshop CS6 run with wine

I have photoshop CS6 installed and working on Wine1.7. It's actually surprisingly smooth. The only issue I have now is that the fonts are a bit limited, and I'm not sure if it's an issue with wine or ...
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Uninstall Calibri font, installed from Windows' font directory

I use a PC with both Ubuntu and Windows 7. I tried to install the Calibri font in Ubuntu by opening the calibri.ttf file found under the Windows/Fonts directory using Font Viewer and clicked on the ...
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List of default fonts/font packages in a standard install

I'm working with the maintainer of the "Infinality Ultimate" patches to package these for a best possible experience on Ubuntu (see ppa:rjvbertin/infinaltimate). In order to create an appropriate ...
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Facebook Bangla font Problem in google chrome

I am using google chrome (not chromium) in ubuntu 11.10. I have installed all bangla fonts, set encode to unicode and set bangla font in chrome. It shows all bangla fonts excepts facebook profile ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.01 - Unity Tweak Tool doesn't change theme and font settings

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04.01 in a VirtualBox machine and Unity Tweak Tool works perfectly, everything. However, after installing Ubuntu in a spare drive (not a virtual machine), Unity Tweak Tool doesn't ...
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Strange font rendering after installing Dolphin

After installing and testing KDE's Dolphin for a while the font rendering (or maybe anti-aliasing?) in non-GTK (e.g. Chrome and Thunderbird) programs looks strange. Playing around with QT(4) and KDE ...
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Adapt Ubuntu to a high-DPI resolution screen

What are the steps you need to adapt Ubuntu on a fresh installed Laptop with a high resolution display? I have a display with 3200x1600px on only 11'' which is all realy tiny.
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Wine font rendering difference

I run Evernote under wine on two Linux computers. They show different font appearances: Left: LMDE 64-bit (already dist-upgrade to Debian testing but keep LMDE adjustments) + MATE; Right: Ubuntu ...
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Fonts hosed after following ubuntu wiki directions

I'm on 14.10 with classic gnome. I went to this Ubuntu Wiki page and followed the directions enabling bitmapped fonts: ... cd /etc/fonts/conf.d/ sudo rm /etc/fonts/conf.d/10* && sudo rm -rf ...
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Customize fonts in context menus and dialogs

So I changed all my desktop fonts to 'Ubuntu Light' using unity-tweak-tool and I am running Iris Dark Theme, but the fonts in Nautilus, dialogs and context menus are unaffected (see screenshots) How ...
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Font size in Jitsi

I have installed Jitsi and as I have read that is highly customizable I want to change the font size as it is really small. But I don't want to configure it via the properties of Ubuntu and enlarge ...
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How do I apply a custom font system-wide for all users?

I have installed the 'Droid' font. The left one root nautilus, the right one normal nautilus. Why are the fonts different? (specifically look at menus) I want both windows to use the same font. ...
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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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IntelliJ Bad Font Rendering [duplicate]

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 get Libre Office to not list fonts I have uninstalled.?

How can I get Libre Office to not list fonts I have uninstalled? The drop down menu lists all the fonts that were part of the original installation. I want to purge the list of uninstalled fonts.
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Chrome 38 displaying weird colors and Fonts ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I have updated google chrome from 34 to 38 stable version by downloading .deb from their official website. After the update chrome is giving weird Display. I'm on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS . This colour ...
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Ugly huge fonts in Eclipse/Aptana tabs titles

I”m experiencing very strange problem with Aptana (Eclipse) IDE theming. I was able to setup all fonts save for Tabs Titles: Those are ugly huge and I’m totally stuck with it. On my laptop the ...
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Restore default Fonts [duplicate]

I’m running Ubuntu 14.10 & I updated LibreOffice by using the following CLI commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:libreoffice/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install libreoffice The ...
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Mscorefonts problems

I tried installing ttf-mscorefonts-installer from the terminal, because I want to use Wine. It looked kind of like it failed on the Comic Sans part. Viewing it just displays the text in another font. ...
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How to install fonts fast and easy?

I need to install more than 100 fonts, so I was wondering if there is an easy way to do this task? I know you can opening every single one and pressing install font, but installing more then 100 ...
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How To Change Fonts in NotifyOSD?

So, i've changed my sysem fonts to exo2, looking great and crisp. But when i change fonts to anything other than ubuntu, my notifyosd fonts change to a plain sans font. Any way i can fix that? How can ...
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Problems with resolution? Fonts in Chromium? After installing pipelight in Ubuntu 14.04

I've installed Pipelight and enable silverlight plugin with those commands: sudo apt-get install pipelight-multi sudo pipelight-plugin --enable silverlight After that I have strange font or ...
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Ubuntu loads wrong icons theme and fonts

Sometimes ubuntu loads default icon theme instead of Faenza icons and fonts look weird: But when I do setsid unity Icons are fixed and when I do nautilus -q Fonts are fixed Where is ...
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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 ...