I have installed a fresh Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 and I have a problem with italic font. Here's a screen shot :

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The text inside italic tag on Wikipedia is not rendered. How can I install the missing italic fonts?

  1. First check that the meta-package for your desktop environment is installed correctly, since it depends on the base font packages. In your case that is:

    sudo apt-get install ubuntu-gnome-desktop
  2. If the first step didn't pull in any new packages or the problem persists anyway, the base font packages seem to be broken and you need to re-install them:

    sudo apt-get install --reinstall fonts-cantarell fonts-dejavu-core fonts-freefont-ttf
  3. In the future, to detect packages with broken or missing files early you can use the debsums program and package, which comes with a Cron script to check package integrity on a weekly basis.

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You need to get the missing font from Internet,

Then place the font in font folder of ubuntu system/sys folder.

Reboot, It should start again..

PS I think you need to be admin for doing this.

Type in terminal

Sudo nautilus

for getting all the permission to access your home folder.

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  • Do you have a link where I get the missing fonts? – Hunsu Feb 11 '16 at 10:41

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