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The wiki page content is maintained by the ubuntu-docs team. You can file a bug on the wiki by filing it here: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ubuntu-docs/+filebug I am not sure if the team can fix the CSS directly, so they might move it around and assign it to another team, but at least the issue will be reported.
It's not a font error - it looks the pretty much the same in Safari on my Mac. The text is stylized with a tag and the browser is doing its best to render the sans-serif font called in the CSS stylesheet. In Firefox, bring up the Inspector panel (Control-Shift-I) and you can see the HTML element properties for each section on the page.
Once the font was installed in Ubuntu any software will be able to use it. See the following question on how to install a font: How do I install fonts? Gillius, a "purified variation" of the Gill sans font from Arkandis Digital Foundry can even be installed from the Ubuntu Software Center:
I don't know how to completely solve this problem, but this is the workaround that I use at the moment: The pdf2svg package transforms a a pdf to svg by vectorizing the text using the embedded fonts, so it doesn't matter if inkscape has or hasn't access to these fonts. The downside is that after the vectorization one cannot modify the text any more. For ...
It's pango-graphite. Pango is a library for layout and rendering of text, with an emphasis on internationalization. From the pango-graphite package description: SILGraphite is a system that can be used to create and use "smart fonts" capable of displaying writing systems with various complex behaviors, such as: contextual shaping, ligatures, ...
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