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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 ...
Julie Brandon's user avatar
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ttf-mscorefonts-installer tries to install in 16.04 [duplicate]

I've tried to install mscorefonts in 16.04, it failed, and now each time system boots a pop up appears saying that if failed and wanted to do again, I try but again it doesn't install, so the next ...
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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 ... ...
Danijel Gomola's user avatar
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1 answer
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How do I install the "Impact" font? [duplicate]

I was wondering what's the best way to go about this. I don't have it available in Kdenlive or GIMP so I don't think it's installed. The ttf-mscorefonts-installer package doesn't work for me, it ...
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Installation MScore fonts: first not found and not extracted, perhaps not fixed [duplicate]

1 Starting points and intents I wish to have the Windows/MSDOS fonts installed in my Ubuntu 18.04, installing the package ttf-mscorefonts-installer (3.6ubuntu2). 2 Ubuntu 18.04 2.1 The Synaptic way ...
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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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"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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How to make ttf-mscorefonts-installer package download fonts, after it says it installed?

When I install "Installer for Microsoft TrueType core fonts" (ttf-mscorefonts-installer) from the Software Center on 14.04, it gives a positive response--but after this I get a download error. It ...
Hans Schaap's user avatar
58 votes
5 answers
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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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28 votes
7 answers
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LibreOffice - Calibri font availible when opening a doc but not in dropdown

When I open a document sent to me by a colleague Calibri seems to work font as expected with the document: But when I create a document on the same computer the Calibri font isn't available in the ...
Philip Kirkbride's user avatar
6 votes
2 answers
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ttf-mscorefonts-installer 3.7 failure dialog still appearing

On 18.10, I'm still seeing the zombie ttf-mscorefonts-installer “Failure to download extra data files” dialog every time I restart my computer. This is a vintage bug that has been causing woe for ...
Ian Mackinnon's user avatar