Downloaded and installed Ubuntu 16.04 from the Ubuntu website 3 days ago. Updated the OS using commands in terminal. I need to install a font Rachana.ttf, which is available on my computer's desktop. But Font Viewer not running? It just shows the busy cursor spinning, but eventually does nothing? Is there a fix? Even though i right click on the font, the listed menu doesn't show "install font"
There is a bug with this issue.
Try to update
gnome-font-viewer. Latest version is
To check version.
If your gnome-font-viewer version is old, update with following command.
sudo apt install gnome-font-viewer
After update try to open your font again.