Questions that relate to the appearance & usage of the Ubuntu Font Family. These fonts are OpenType TTF based, designed by London-based type foundry Dalton Maag.

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devanagari script for Sanskrit doesn't display correctly in ubuntu 14.04

I have tried to fix this. This problem did not exist in ubuntu 11.0. When I bring up a pagewhich has Sanskrit devanagari script it does not display a compound letter correctly especially - p+f+r ...
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Include Ubuntu Font in Game

Am I allowed to include the (unmodified) Ubuntu font in my game and distribute it together? The situation is, that I like the font, but because the game is written in python, it also runs under ...
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Ubuntu font .otf format

I have been unable to find an .otf version of your Unbuntu font family, only .ttf formats. I have downloaded the font file from your website.
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Android Studio doesn't render Ubuntu Mono Font well

It doesn't even recognise it as a Monospaced font. Then it only shows anti-aliasing when the font size is set to 20 or over. But for other fonts it does it at 16. The result is ugly looking fonts and ...
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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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C# Pango.Layout.GetPixelSize() returns wrong width in Ubuntu 14.04

I am using the following C# code to get the length of a figure space (U+2007): int width, height; Screen screen = Screen.Default; Pango.Layout layout = new ...
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How to check if a ttf file contains a certain character? [duplicate]

Using the command line, how can I check if a *.ttf file contains a certain character? I want to know if the font-file Ubuntu-R.ttf contains the U+2007 (FIGURE SPACE) character.
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CPU Load is 100% non-stop after installing 500 new fonts

Since I installed 500 new fonts and cleaned data with BleachBit, My CPU loading is 100% non-stop every time I turn on my laptop or restart it. After waiting few time in power off, I switched it on ...
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Loading CPU 100% and HDD activity always on non-stop, when installing new a few font type

I have just install new a few fonts in Ubuntu 13.10 with the reason for improving compatible font with Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office and other Windows app, especially for app and other software ...
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What is the default Window title font in Ubuntu Desktop?

I have installed unity in my Ubuntu Gnome installation and using Unity Tweak Tool to customize. What is the default window title font in Unity? (I have changed everything else)
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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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font stuck in Wingdings

Hello Ubuntu Community, My son inadvertently changed the computer font to Wingdings and now we cannot figure out how to get back a readable font. All we see are the symbols. ANY SUGGESTIONS??
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Changing default font in GRUB2 - 'Unknown gsub font feature'

I wanted to change a default GRUB2 because it's to small for me. I downloaded ubuntu font and tried to convert it to *.pf2: grub-mkfont -s -16 --range=0x0-0x7f -o ./ubufont.pf2 ubuntufont.ttf but ...
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How do i customize xterm

I would like to customize xterm because the default font-size is pretty small. I would also like to change my xterm font to Inconsolata. I have a few questions. How would i know my default xterm ...
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Ubuntu font with Empathy

Empathy use Ubuntu font for the UI, but the chat texts is in the Sans. How is it possible to use Ubuntu font for them too?
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Ubuntu Font for Arabic and Urdu

I have been following Ubuntu's design and my interest is Ubuntu's font. The webpage, http://font.ubuntu.com/ , seems to be dead and there isn't any progress. Is the Ubuntu Font for Arabic and Urdu ...
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To use the license of Ubuntu Font face, what specifically i have to cite in my website?

I want to use the fonts available in http://font.ubuntu.com/ in my personal website, but I dont know what text I have to include in "Legal Information & Notices" section of my website. I have ...
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Ubuntu font is wrong in Kubuntu 12.10

After upgrading from Kubuntu 12.04 to Kubuntu 12.10, I have a peculiar and very specific font problem. My default font all along has been Ubuntu 11. Now it shows up as bolded -- that is, Ubuntu Bold ...
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How do I set Ubuntu Bold Font as the window titlebar font?

I've made a fresh Ubuntu 12.10 install and the Ubuntu Bold font is missing from the font selection screens. This means that if I try to use Ubuntu Tweak to set the title font for windows as "Ubuntu ...
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Can I use Ubuntu font in my commercial software running on Windows CE? [duplicate]

I'm now making commercial software for Windows CE O/S, and I want to embed Ubuntu font to my software. The file format will be converted to my own format to speed up my software. In this case, am I ...
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Math-font from the ubuntu font family?

Does anyone know if there will be (or already are) any possibilities to use the ubuntu font family for mathematical typesetting in LaTeX? It says “Dalton Maag, a London-based studio, has laid the ...
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Why is the font spacing on some websites broken?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 on a Dell Studio 15 and so far am really impressed. I could not find a solution for my problem by googling. The fonts on some websites do not have proper spacing. they ...
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How to replace the Ubuntu Font with other fonts for general text display? [duplicate]

How to replace the Ubuntu font with the Windows ClearType font, Mac OS X font or other fonts for general text display (given that you have the neccesary files)?
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Font corruption Ubuntu 12.04 Mirosoft Office 2007 / Google earth & Adobe

When using MS office 2007 applications I get lines going through text fields on excel spreadsheets and also when I open or save any MS Office document. I am using crossover to run office but I'm also ...
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Monospace font is not mono spaced in eclipse, why?

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 12.04, and I see that when using eclipse for editing source code, the bold characters displayed with the Monospace font are actually thicker than the non-bold ones. Thus, ...
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What was the default font for Ubuntu 11.04?

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my system.Everything is going fine.But I thing I got that it has different font by default.So I want to change it in Gedit and Terminal from this question.But I want ...
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How do I change the default font for the terminal and gedit?

I want to change the font style in terminal and for default gedit as well.So how to change the font type in Ubuntu 12.04?Any help and suggestions will be appreciable.
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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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How to make qt applications to choose Regular style font by-Default?

In modern Ubuntu versions (11.10, 12.04) there is an additional style for Ubuntu font called 'Medium' it's slightly thicker than a 'Regular' style user by default. The problem is that all QT apps ...
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Can I use the Ubuntu font in a proprietary application?

Huge Ubuntu fan here, I really like the Ubuntu font, but as far as I know you may only use it in open-source applications. I want to use it in an iPhone/iPad app. Due to Apple's contracts, I can't ...
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Ubuntu Font Family and Mac OS X confusing font name and font

I really like the Ubuntu Font Family, and frequently use it in my documents. At school, I want to be able to use the font family so my documents that make at home using Ubuntu show up correctly at ...
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How to customize the appearance of the address view in Kaddressbook? [closed]

I am impaired by my eyesight and have to set the fonts quite big to work with KDE. Kaddressbook seems to ignore the settings so that I have the contact list with big letters to choose a contact but I ...
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Can I change the Linux console (Ctrl+Alt+F1) font to Ubuntu Mono?

Is there a way to set a specific TTF font to be used on the console? (I believe you might have to convert it to a bitmap font?) If it needs to be converted, what tools can I use to do the conversion? ...
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How do I submit feedback on the ubuntu font?

I've joined the Ubuntu Font Family Interest Group and I'd like to provide feedback on the mono beta font, or, at least see if other people have reported the same issue I'm seeing. What's the best way ...
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Could not install ubuntu-private-fonts

I have signed up for trying out and testing ubuntu beta monospace fonts. When I tried installing that I get the following information and I have not been able to install the font I actually wanted. ...
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Why is the new Ubuntu Monospace font only available for 11.04?

... and not for Lucid (10.04)? I just checked it here on two of my machines, one running lucid and one running natty. And yes, I am approved member of this special group on launchpad. Addition: I'm ...
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How do I get rid of the Bitstream Vera font in Google Chrome?

I installed Google Chrome from the Google download page. I went to chrome://settings/fonts , and I changed the default font to Ubuntu, but that only changed some websites. Chrome still uses Bitstream ...
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When is the Hebrew/Arabic Ubuntu font due to be implemented?

Reading Canonical Design's post 4 months ago made me really intrigued using 11.04.. yet, we're already in Beta 1, feature freeze and all, and no fonts. Is this still due to be implemented in this ...
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Uppercase 'P' appearing as a block [closed]

I've had this problem intermittently for a while. It seems to occur after the endless Ubuntu updates, then I fix it. Then it comes back again. Recently it effected several characters, now (as of last ...
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How do I change the default font to “Ubuntu” on OpenOffice.org?

By default, the OpenOffice.org font is Liberation Serif. How do I change this behavior, so that "Ubuntu" becomes the default font?
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Will there be an Ubuntu Serif font in the future?

Since 10.10 we have the wonderful new Ubuntu sans serif font. If everything goes well 11.04 will bring a great looking new monospace font. It would only be a logical step to also develop a serif ...
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Why won't Opera let me use the Ubuntu font?

This is driving me crazy. I'm using monochrome rendering for fonts and this causes a few problems in my browser so I wanted to make Ubuntu the standard sans-serif font. I changed it in the preferences ...
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Embed Ubuntu font on any web page

Considering licences like: http://font.ubuntu.com/ufl/FAQ.html how can I use Ubuntu font family on any website without making user to install it? Any chance of using it with tools like: ...
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Can I use the ubuntu font in a commercial logo design?

I've been looking into using the Ubuntu typeface for a logo. The logo is for a web site unrelated to ubuntu and open source software. I'm wondering whether the license allows this, and if so, ...
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Where can I get the 'Ubuntu Monospace' font?

Although there is supposed to be a monospace font in the family, the default package doesn't come with it. I tried getting ttf-ubuntu-monospace but there aren't any packages with that name. How/where ...
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Ubuntu-font in other Distros

I would like to test the new Sabayon 5.4 on my PC.Since i love the new ubuntu-font installed by default on Maverick i wonder how can i install it on Sabayon or any other distro.Thank you in advance!
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What is the difference between the ubuntu and ubuntu beta font? Is it worth using?

Is there a way to install the new Ubuntu font to be used throughout Ubuntu? What is the difference with the 3 fonts: Ubuntu, Ubuntu Title, and Ubuntu beta?
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What is the name of the new ubuntu font?

I've upgraded from 10.04 to 10.10 and so much of my preferences are set as they where in 10.04. I haven't seen much difference in the fonts used by ubuntu, do they have a different name? Which is it?
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How do I use the new “Ubuntu Font Family” in older releases?

I want to use the new Ubuntu fonts that are default in Maverick in Lucid. Where to get it and how to install it?