I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.

In my character-map some scripts (Languages) are missing.

How can I get them? Is it possible to reinstall them?

For example,here there is no mathematics option:


apt-cache policy gucharmap
Installed: 1:3.10.1-0ubuntu2
Candidate: 1:3.10.1-0ubuntu2
Version table:
*** 1:3.10.1-0ubuntu2 0
    500 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty/main amd64 Packages
    100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
  • Just a guess but you maybe need to install specialised fonts? apt-cache search math | grep font gives a list you may want to look at. ttf-bitstream-vera has "a selection of mathematical and other symbols". Hope this helps. By the way, I see what you see and I haven't installed Microsoft TrueType core fonts. – DK Bose Sep 17 '15 at 14:52

Switch the view from By Script to By Unicode Block via the menu entry View.

After that is an entry Mathematical Operators in the left pane:

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Or Tamil

sudo apt-get install ttf-tamil-fonts

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  • Without switching, most of the math symbols are in the "Common" section. – muru Sep 24 '15 at 9:04

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