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Solution: First create a file in .config/fontconfig/conf.d/ directory with 20-no-embedded.conf name. Then put the below lines in the file to disable embedded bitmaps for all fonts.(If you don't want to disable for all fonts, but for some fonts, skip this to the next) <?xml version="1.0"?> <!DOCTYPE fontconfig SYSTEM "fonts.dtd"> ...


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How do I change fonts and adjust their size? solved my problem. I simply clicked "Restore Defaults". For Unity interface users, customisation of fonts can be done using unity-tweak-tool


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I've built Openjdk 8u40 on my own and applied tuxjdk patches. Moreover, i had to create a file called local.conf in /etc/fonts/ to override java's fontmap for its logical fonts like Dialog, Monospaced, etc. After that, Swing based applications improved a lot. Take a look HERE.


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This can happen after reading from /dev/random or /dev/urandom with cat.


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Download the unity tweak tool sudo apt-get install unity-tweak-tool Open it and go to the appearance section and select fonts and set the text Scaling factor to 0.88


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The accepted solution of removing fonts of course works but it's not very elegant sudo apt-get remove fonts-unfonts-core instead you can simply change options in Netbeans by editing the file /usr/local/netbeans-8.0.2/etc/netbeans.conf which you can also find with a simple find / -name netbeans.conf and then add the following line to netbeans ...


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There are fonts without end. A good place to look is Google Fonts or Free Japanese Fonts. How to install fonts on Ubuntu, you can read here. To simply load and install Google Fonts, you can use typecatcher. sudo apt-get install typecatcher


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What version of Ubuntu are you using? (1) Thanks to the links from Lety, on my ubuntu 15.04 machine less /etc/fonts/fonts.conf. In there it describes how to use local.conf. (2) from a command line, to search for more fonts I use apt-cache search font | grep lcd then I use apt-cache show {} (replacing {} with the package name) for a more detailed ...


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I do not think such a list even exist! Fonts are invented or modifyed every second. But don't let that stop you, just download the fonts you like and install, for that end use font-manager. AFAIK. Ubuntu supports all kinds of fonts, I even have Futhark installed (Old Norce Runes).


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I think that the name of this file should be a different one (at least on Ubuntu). Try(1) the following: find your hostname: % hostname pern (type hostname in your preferred shell --- in the same xterm if you like. You'll have the hostname printed --- in my case it is "pern"). you should use .Xdefaults-hostname as a file name for your default ...


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Check your ~/.fonts folder. If this folder is empty, please download SteamFonts and extract the content of this archive to your ~/.fonts folder. After a steam restart the fonts should be back.


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I have prepared a dedicated font named as "Ubuntu Mono Nohinting" to workaround a rendering issue with Java Swing applications such as NetBeans IDE, IntelliJ IDEA and PyCharm. The font hinting information has been stripped from the original Ubuntu Mono font family. How to install download the zip file from here extract it open *.ttf with Font Viewer ...


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Going one step further to manual ways, I have prepared a dedicated font named as "Ubuntu Mono Nohinting" to workaround a rendering issue with Java Swing applications such as NetBeans IDE, IntelliJ IDEA and PyCharm. The font hinting information has been stripped from the original Ubuntu Mono font family. How to install download the zip file from here ...


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Load Unity tweak or Gnome Tweak - they'll provide the needed dialog box. unity-tweak-tool gnome-tweak-tool I had to turn off hinting with 14.10. Theres a bug, not well understood.


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Turn off hinting in the Tweak tool or Appearances. That fixed it 95% for me. see https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/fontconfig/+bug/554935


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Try deleting: ~/.config/fontconfig/fonts.conf Some times font prefferences are stored there and this place is not afected by tweak tools also ubuntu an unity tweak tools don't show what is stored there.


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To remove the font do: rm /home/ihab/.local/share/fonts/arial.ttf This will remove (uninstall) the arial.ttf font from your system. If you wish to just make it unusable rather than removing totally, move it to someplace other than the normal directories from where font files are read. For example: mv /home/ihab/.local/share/fonts/arial.ttf ...


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Possibly try Ubuntu Restricted Extras if you haven't already, It contains a few fonts and True-type, True-Type will make text much clearer fixing the text that looks like it was typed on a 1995 Compaq!


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You can find free themes here: https://wiki.gnome.org/Projects/GtkSourceView/StyleSchemes Find your theme and click download. An xml code will appear. Copy and it and open your text editor. Paste your xml code and save under xml format (name_of_your_theme.xml). In gedit select Edit->Preferences->Font & Colors then click on the "+" to add new themes. ...


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I found solution: cd /etc/fonts/conf.d ln -s ../conf.avail/70-yes-bitmaps.conf . then: fc-cache -f -v and after reboot all works as expect.


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I'm out on a limb here, but do you perchance have an X3500 or X4500 Intel card and an odd amount of RAM installed / unequal RAM sticks? Because this is a known issue with those configurations: https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=28813 It affects Windows systems too, albeit less severely: http://support.lenovo.com/en/documents/ht001223 In ...


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Find a MTExtra.ttf file on the Internet, download it and double-click it. Then press the button "Install". Reload the pdf.


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This command doesn't update your applications. It only updates the list of packages ("list of applications"). Use this to update your applications: sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade To hopefully solve your actual problem, go to System Settings → Universal Access and make sure "Large Text" is off (should be default). Then run this ...


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That looks like a problem with the console's encoding rather than its font. Run dpkg-reconfigure console-setup again, but at the first screen select UTF-8 before selecting your chosen font:


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My Netbeans was showing the IDE font as all italics after an OS upgrade. I ran the command sudo apt-get install fonts-unfonts-core and this resolved the problem.


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It might be an driver issue. If you're using an Intel graphics, try installing the latest(1.0.8) Intel Graphics Installer for Linux, which supports 14.10. I had same problem with my 5th generation i5 laptop but it solved this problem.


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There are some free alternatives for Helvetica. Free alternatives reference Download one them and install.For example,Coolvetica. Download Coolvetica After downloading .zip archive extract it with archive manager. And you may install it easily using the method in Helio's answer. Also you may use the method described here: install extra fonts for Libre ...


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You can install any font in ttf format using this method: Double-click on the font. The font installer will open up. Click "Install font". Close and reopen the application that will use that font.


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I use Arial: See Install MS Truetype Fonts system-wide for all users for how to install it.


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I wish I had an answer. I don't have enough of a reputation to leave a comment, so I will ask my question here. What hardware are you running on? What display driver are you using? I have similar problems on a t450s which uses the Intel Broadwell HD Graphics 5500. Example screen shots. Notice the missing u in Buffers and the missing s in Lisp from the ...



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