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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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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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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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 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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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?
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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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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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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?