As per subject I would like to know what are the fonts that Ubuntu console uses, especially the eastern Unicode.

I tried loading the Ubuntu Monospace both regular and bold, but seems like all the eastern utf8 glyphs are missing.

How does the Ubuntu terminal display such glyphs?

What fonts does it use?

  • my guess would be that it uses the Noto family - Noto Mono or Noto Sans Mono – ashvatthama Jun 18 at 6:58
  • But what about the unicode asian characters? – Emanuele Jun 18 at 19:27
  • Noto is usually the font used for CJK characters on Linux... – ashvatthama Jun 18 at 19:44
  • @ashvatthama Tried to load /usr/share/fonts/truetype/noto/NotoMono-Regular.ttf but looks like the CJK glyphs are missing from this ttf file... – Emanuele Jun 19 at 8:33
  • @Emanuele Are you referring to a GUI terminal application (gnome-terminal, konsole, etc) or the text-mode terminal (tty)? – xiota Jul 10 at 22:54

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