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font problem in photoshop used via playonlinux [duplicate]

I had installed Photoshop under Playonlinux , but i got a problem with fonts in the dialog; for example when i want to create a new PSD document as shown: I had searched in google for a solution , ...
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ttf-mscorefonts-installer fails to update. Unistall/ install [duplicate]

I am sure, this is going to be a duplicate thread, but believe me, I tried out all the original ones In fact. Whenever my system starts up, I am welcomed with this message below: I searched all the ...
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How can I accept the Microsoft EULA agreement for ttf-mscorefonts-installer?

After a recent update, ttf-mscorefonts-installer prompted me to accept its license agreement. ┌─────────────────┤ Configuring ttf-mscorefonts-installer ├─────────────────┐ │ ...
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“Failure to download extra data files” after installing ttf-mscorefonts-installer

After fresh install 12.04 I && updating apt and system restart, I always get this annoying message after reboot : Failure to download extra data files The following packages requested ...
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Failure to download extra data files - ttf-mscorefonts-installer [duplicate]

This is an old problem that deserves a bugfix, but it's getting beyond a joke now and I can't seem to work around it. I keep getting the dreaded failed To download extra data files error in relation ...
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“Failure to download extra data files” with ttf-mscorefonts-installer on Ubuntu 16.04

I have been receiving notifications about "failure to download extra data files" from update notifier. It asked me to download fonts in request from the ttf-mscorefonts-installer package. However, ...
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Mscorefonts problems

I tried installing ttf-mscorefonts-installer from the terminal, because I want to use Wine. It looked kind of like it failed on the Comic Sans part. Viewing it just displays the text in another font. ...
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permission error when installing ttf-mscorefonts-installer/Can't drop privileges as file couldn't be accessed by user '_apt'

I wanted to install the Microsoft fonts on 16.04 and ran the command below, but there are many errors (or only warnings?) about that the user _apt has no permissions on the downloaded .exe files. ...
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Cannot install the package ttf-mscorefonts-installer [duplicate]

These are the problems shown on the terminal: W: Can't drop privileges for downloading as file '/var/lib/update-notifier/package-data-downloads/partial/andale32.exe' couldn't be accessed by user '...
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How to install Microsoft fonts on Ubuntu 16.10? [duplicate]

How to install Microsoft fonts on Ubuntu 16.10? I tried with $ sudo apt install ttf-mscorefonts-installer but unsuccessfully. Here is the screenshot: $ sudo apt install ttf-mscorefonts-installer ... ...
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Recovery after failed 16.04 upgrade [closed]

after having ignored the new Ubuntu version for a while now I finally decided to upgrade my 14.04 to 16.04 using the automatic system update. Unfortunately during the update I got to a point where I ...
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ttf-mscorefonts-installer failure to download extra data files on Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

I know it's been asked before, but I can't leave comments yet, and when I tried to ask about it as an answer to one of the other similar questions, I've been frowned upon. So, my case: Failed To ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 upgrade stopped halfway

I had lots of problems trying to upgrade than it started. Now it has just stopped in Unpacking update-notifier-common (amd64). The system stills working well, some programs are having little problems ...
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Ubuntu Restricted Extras package fails to complete Installation in 14.04

I have a persistent USB installation of Ubuntu 14.04. Firefox would not play MPeg4, AAC or QuickTime -- so I tried to install the "restricted-extras". The install progress bar went 3/4 to 4/5th of ...
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Problem installing Microsoft font

When I tried to install Microsoft fonts from my Ubuntu software center, it says it installed okay. But when I open writer there is no Microsoft font appear in font list. I reinstall it but it's not ...

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