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The Unicode Look of Disapproval (U0CA0) uses the letter ttha from the Kannada language. You can sudo apt install fonts-lohit-knda to provide the correct font. You can then insert the character with Ctrl+Shift+U, then 0CA0 ಠ_ಠ


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For some reason Chrome keeps defaulting to Noto Sans CJK Thin. Simplest solution is to replace the NotoSans font bundled with Ubuntu with just the regular weight. Idea sparked by noto-sans-cjk-thin-font-issue In short: download https://noto-website-2.storage.googleapis.com/pkgs/NotoSansCJK-Regular.ttc.zip chmod 644 on the downloaded font replace ...


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There seems to be some bug in the fontconfig package (I reported the bug) which somehow let Chrome believe that "thin" is the correct weight to use. I removed the package and downloaded NotoSansCJK directly from Google, which contains fonts of different weights in separate files. After installing the fonts manually this issue seems to be fixed, and Chrome is ...


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I use another work-around: in chromium settings -> customize fonts, change "standard font" to use "Noto Sans CJK", like me use "Noto Sans CJK SC";


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I reported the bug. According to the discussion it could be something related to fontconfig or the internal font fallback mechanism of Chrome. Anyways, I seemed to temporarily solve it by removed the package via apt-get and downloading NotoSansCJK directly from Google, which contains fonts of different weights in separate files. After installing the fonts ...


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The “Noto Sans CJK" font is over 100MB, it is a complete fonts with all weights and all characters in CJK. Any way, there is something wrong there. My work-around is: In chromium settings -> customize fonts, change "standard font" to use "Noto Sans CJK", like me use "Noto Sans CJK SC"; I think maybe for Chrome, it is the same. You can refer to this qustion ...


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This is a confirmed bug in Xenial Xerus (16.04). Same error persists for me. I tried installing the ms-fonts separately using the command line which also failed. But installing by downloading the packages from the Internet through browser is possible. For the bug tracking and the solution for the bug can be tracked through the thread link below. The bug is ...


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Since dmenu 4.6 (released in Nov 2015), XFT font rendering is enabled by default (4.6 Release Notes) and this just works: dmenu_run -fn 'Inconsolata 12'


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It seems setupcon doesn't run automatically, so you'll have to either run it manually or put it in your .(ba|z|fi|etc)shrc or something like that. If you use Byobu, put it immediately before the Byobu line and add 2>/dev/null to keep it from complaining every time you open a new shell.


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You can run the fc-list command to list all the fonts the logged in user can use.



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