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To also uncheck the Use the system fixed width font checkbox from the command line, use: gconftool-2 --set /apps/gnome-terminal/profiles/Default/use_system_font --type=boolean false Tested on Linux Mint Cinnamon 17.1. Your mileage may vary.


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I have seen similar problems with 14.04. They seemed to be fixed in 14.10, and even better in 15.04 (this latter, specifically regarding nVidia cards). So upgrading will probably be worth a try. The underlying problem seems to be a bug within Unity itself. I have not encountered anything like it on XFCE, KDE or Cinnamon. If you do not wish to install a ...


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Had same problem after my 14.10 hang up. Solved via: Open dconf-editor Go to org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.xsettings Unset and then set again active checkbox. Or gsettings set org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.xsettings active false gsettings set org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.xsettings active true


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To make DanielSteward anwser complete: Unfortunately tuxjdk for GTK look and feel uses font set in currently used gtkrc. But most of the themes don't set any font there. As a result netbeans will use bold Arial 15 as UI font. To fix that create gtkrc just for netbeans with fixed font and tell netbeans to use this file. I prepared special launcher that ...


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I had the same problem on my Dell Inspiron with 5th generation i5 running Ubuntu 14.04. Luckily I found a very easy solution for this. Installed ubuntu tweak (following works): sudo add-apt-repository ppa:tualatrix/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ubuntu-tweak Then, went to Fonts, changed Antialiasing option from Subpixels Antialiasing (LCD ...


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Try this sudo apt-add-repository ppa:smcproject/repo sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get remove ttf-freefont ttf-indic-fonts-core ttf-malayalam-fonts sudo apt-get install fonts-smc Reference: https://ml.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E0%B4%B8%E0%B4%B9%E0%B4%BE%E0%B4%AF%E0%B4%82:To_Read_in_Malayalam


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This is not ubuntu-specific, but the zoom function of your browser. From the screenshot I can see you are using Firefox. The zoom hotkeys for it (and other browsers like Chrome) are: Ctrl++ to zoom in Ctrl+- to zoom out Ctrl+0(zero, not O) to revert back to default/100% zoom. If you want to learn more about Firefox keyboard shortcuts, read this article ...


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Next time this happens , try opening terminal and running xrandr command. This should tell you what resolution of the screen you have.For instance, Here's 1280x800 resolution And here's 640x480 In other words, the lower resolution you have, the larger screen looks. Now, your screen may have glitched, hence you got that weird mode temporarily. To ...


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I would suggest this article on WEB UPD8: Better Font Rendering In Linux With Infinality Infinality is a set of Freetype patches that try to provide an improved font rendering for Linux and also, to allow easy customization so the users can adjust the settings to their taste. Using it, you can easily set the font style to emulate OSX, OSX2, Windows ...



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