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I think it is decided not by Ubuntu but by the program (LibreOffice, OpenOffice etc.). I could not see anything related to LibreOffice per se but OpenOffice has a nice wiki with some details on how this "Font Fallback" works. It might be applicable to LibreOffice also, in general. I am reproducing some sections from the wiki below for clarify. It is hard to ...


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It's quite possible that one in the 'package' is a little funky and may not be the font you actually want, which was the case with me. So, I solved this by manually installing the font in my user space. Note that I prefer Inconsolata-dz to pure Inconsolata, if only because of straight format single and double quotes. First, let's set up the directory we ...


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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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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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Are you are using truetype fonts when the terminal is expecting monospaced? Here are some thoughts that need be considered so as to understand why this is the case, please forgive me if this is common knowledge to you but it springs to my mind in response to your query. Most consoles today are simulations: Back in the days when terminals were the interface ...


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No, sorry, that's not possible. Full disclosure: I am the author and maintainer of Byobu.



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