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Questions tagged [.ttf]

The .ttf extension denotes a TrueType font file. If you have a question regarding fonts, you may want to use the "fonts" tag instead.

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fc-cache: command not found

I've just installed ttf-mscorefonts on ubuntu 18.04 server (not desktop) by running the following command: sudo apt install ttf-mscorefonts-installer Everything seems to have installed correctly. ...
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Is it possible to convert postcript font to otf/ttf?

I have some ps fonts that are not recogniced by libreoffice. I'd like to convert it to a libreoffice compatible format .ttf/otf so that I can use it. Is it possible to do the conversion?
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Unable to reconfigure ttf-mscorefonts-installer

The command is giving no results sudo dpkg-reconfigure ttf-mscorefonts-installer i referred to the solution 2 of this answer here https://askubuntu.com/a/168377/640457 but the command is giving no ...
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ttf-mscorefonts-installer won't complete [duplicate]

This is just the simplest of the attempts made. Hopefully there are clues in there that someone can follow. On Ubuntu 16.04, 64 bit: roger@roger-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get install --reinstall ttf-...
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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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Package 'ttf-mscorefonts-installer' has no installation candidate

I am having a Java based web application running in Amazon EC2 Ubuntu server. I use Jasper reports to generate some reports in PDF format. I built these reports using 'Jaspersoft Studio' Now, when I ...
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how to install arial font in ubuntu?

How to install arial fonts(particularly) in Ubuntu? I found many ways to install fonts in Ubuntu but I didn't find any proper way or method to install arial fonts(particularly) in Ubuntu.
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How to uninstall a TrueType font? [duplicate]

I have installed a font, and now I wish to remove it, but I am not sure exactly how. I installed it by opening the .TTF file and clicking the "Install" button. But there is no uninstall button, and no ...
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How can I determine which fonts are installed from the command line, and what is the easiest way to install more?

There are many questions and answers regarding fonts on Ubuntu, but not so many dealing with Ubuntu for Embedded Linux, such as Beaglebone Black. I have not been able to locate any .ttf files in ...
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How to check if a ttf file contains a certain character? [duplicate]

Using the command line, how can I check if a *.ttf file contains a certain character? I want to know if the font-file Ubuntu-R.ttf contains the U+2007 (FIGURE SPACE) character.
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How to install multiple ttf fonts for system-wide usage?

I had "WinFonts" folder in home directory including many true type fonts (.ttf) which I would like to install to be applied for use widely across Ubuntu system and apps. I need help guiding me to make ...
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hindi fonts problem [duplicate]

I want to practise hindi typing, I have installed hindi fonts how ever when selecting fonts and trying to type in Hindi I get only English words following are snapshots You can see I have selected ...
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Install TTF fonts in Xorg

I need to install some truetype fonts on my system, in order to make them available to some old style app (tgif). I created a new dir in /usr/share/fonts/truetype/mynewfont, copied my TTF files ...
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Can I override fonts installed by ttf-mscorefonts-installer, prefer Liberation fonts?

I had to apt-get install ttf-mscorefonts-installer on Ubuntu 12.04/12.10. The short version is I need to pipe PDF files out of an application that requires these fonts for certain glyphs. The problem,...
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How to use Fixedsys in the Gnome Terminal, or wherever monospaced fonts are required

I think that the Fixedsys font is one of the most legible monospaced fonts for programming. It has zero antialiasing, with vertical lines mostly 2 pixels wide. Close to ideal for current monitor dot ...
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Free URW postscript fonts versus TrueType

Ubuntu includes the free commercial URW++ postscript fonts in /usr/share/fonts/type1/gsfonts (from the gsfonts package). I've seen that the full set are also available in TrueType format (including ...
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Are True Type fonts (TTF) standard on Ubuntu?

I know I can use .ttf (True Type Font) files on Windows. If I want to install them I just klick on the file and if its not on the system the font is getting installed. Is this the same way on ubuntu? ...
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Firefox in Ubuntu 12.04 stops recognize Helvetica and others fonts

Sunddely Firefox stops recognize TTF. All text assigned to special fonts as Helvetica is now presented with Arial or other plain font.. The last changes registered in log of updates was on 03 May. I ...