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Questions related to the management, installation and removal of fonts.

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why there is some unusual fonts in ubuntu by default? [closed]

i have clean installed ubuntu 22.04 recently. i chose minimal install to avoide it to install bloatware. but, when i use libreoffice writer i saw there is some south-eastern asian languages font there!...
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How to modify MATE Tweaks -> Appearance Preferences -> Fonts sizes through a script in command line

Hi everyone and thank you for any help or advice that you could give me. I work half time from home and half time in person in my office; however, the screen size/resolution of my available monitor at ...
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Weird font rendering in Firefox on Ubuntu

I have been experiencing strange font rendering in Firefox on Ubuntu for the last couple of months. The letters in certain texts have very wide spacing (see the screenshot). It started on 21.10 a ...
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Installed fonts not detected on firefox 99 snap on Ubuntu 22.04

I am trying to use my installed fonts on the Firefox snap but I can't get it working. I'm trying to force a custom font on all pages using the Stylish. Here's my script: html > body {font-family: &...
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How to zoom in and out of text in Pluma?

I am using newest version of Ubuntu mate (22.04 - Jammy jelly-fish), where the text editor is 'Pluma'. Earlier, when I was in mint, I used to press 'Ctrl + scroll' for zooming in and out for changing ...
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Noto Emoji in 22.04

anyone managed to use Noto Emoji in 22.04? https://fonts.google.com/noto/specimen/Noto+Emoji I tried inside Inkscape without luck. Is there any way to fix it? Thanks.
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After installing kubuntu on an extremely large monitor text scaling is not working

I recently installed kubuntu on a full-wall flatscreen intended for use with home entertainment systems. The monitor is meant to do things like show Hollywood movies at photorealistic resolutions as a ...
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Missing icons in terminal, it shows squares with numbers into

I am working on a CLI application that normally shows icons at every beginning of terminal rows. There are some icons at every row beginning, sometime animated when the app is working. I don't know ...
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Grub fonts on an headless server

On Ubuntu 20.04 headless servers I find in /boot/grub: total 2.4M drwxr-xr-x 5 root root 1.0K Apr 21 06:57 ./ drwxr-xr-x 5 root root 1.0K Apr 21 06:57 ../ drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 1.0K Apr 3 2020 ...
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Whats the font name in the debug screen? [duplicate]

Theres a specific font used in a screen where i assume its for debugging, where lines start with [ OK ] or [ *** ], tried searching the name of that screen but nothing appears.
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How change the font size in Ubuntu Server 20.04 LTS

What I'm trying to do is increase the font size, not change the resolution. I still want my resolution to be 4k, but I want a bigger font size. Is this possible? This is the terminal, there is no GUI ...
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How to fix the ugly font rendering of "Tex Gyre Pagella" in Firefox?

I believe this to be a duplicate of this question, but the accepted answer is 8+ years old and didn't work for me. Here is a website, which wants to use the Palatino font. On my system, this falls ...
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Fontconfig error: "/etc/fonts/local.conf", line 19: mismatched tag

I've noticed this error when I try to run some commands from terminal. For example ~ ❯❯❯ emacs --debug-init Fontconfig error: "/etc/fonts/local.conf", line 19: mismatched tag Fontconfig ...
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How to install new fonts for the terminal?

I installed a new font and I can use it anywhere except the terminal. I tried to go to the Terminal's preferences, but my font is not available. I can use it via gnome-tweaks -> Fonts. But in ...
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How to change the default system font for Bengali in Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS?

I don't like the default Bengali font in Ubuntu which is possibly Lohit Bengali. Is it possible to change? Want to change it to kalpurush.ttf but how can I do it?
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Change font size for Ubuntu Document Viewer formfill

Ubuntu 20.04 desktop comes with a default Document Viewer that also has a formfill mode. I want to increase the font size when I fill in a pdf but I don’t see any option to do that. Is there a way ...
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My ubuntu18 fonts changed thin and ugly suddenly

My font just changed thin and ugly. I tried to reset my fonts in gnome-tweaks, but it didn't work. This is what I see:
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Lubuntu 20.04LTS shows condensed fonts in web browsers

I've just installed Lubuntu 20.04LTS, but I cannot figure out why it uses condensed fonts. This is the effect in Firefox: this is the effect in Chromium: . Any hint on how to fix them?
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Which name does KFontView show for font subfamily?

The font family Segoe UI (a .ttf font family which has been included with MS Windows since at least Windows Vista) includes, among others, the Light and Semilight subfamilies. But in KFontView, for ...
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How to install ism malayalam in ubuntu

Can I install ism malayalam typing software in ubuntu ?.Some one told me that riming tone is the alternative,but it also have some irregularity with ism malayalam.
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WSL2 ubuntu 20.04 tamil font headless

I am on trials to use trans to translate one language to the other on WSL2 ubuntu 20.04. Basically, I am trying to reproduce this I have done these so far: Administrator: Windows PowerShell git clone ...
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Chinese Font in Firefox 98.0 (Snap version)

Firefox 98.0 (Snap version) does not support Chinese characters. For reference, https://hk.yahoo.com/ is render as This should be fixable by changing the default font in "Preferences". ...
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Tamil Phonetic Keyboard Input not showing in Ubuntu 22.04

Recently Installed Ubuntu 22.04 development Version, but Tamil (Phonetic) Keyboard input not showing, how to rectify this problem.
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digital clock [top bar] font error after disabling unnecessary fonts!

How do I get the clock font back to normal from this? It would be helpful if I could know the font that is used there.
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Chromium on Kubuntu Stops Rendering Fonts After A While

Environment: Kubuntu 20.04.4 LTS Chromium Version 99.0.4844.51 (Official Build) snap (64-bit) (happened on older versions, too) I use Chromium a lot. I regularly have 50+ tabs open over several ...
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Why is my font turning into unknown symbols in some areas of my desktop UI?

If effects my desktop icons, as well as all text in Nautilus, and other programs, like Sublime Merge in the picture.
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Font displayed as squares in Ubuntu 20.04

I am installed on Ubuntu 20.04 recently. I can't use it since the fonts display only squares. I can't work properly unless I use the terminal for navigating my folders. I have tried all the solutions ...
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Font size is too small

I have problem that text size of lots of application are to small as Chrome, VsCode, etc. unlike system font(tweak settings). VsCode As you see file names and setting texts are too small unlike output ...
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How do I login as root user in Lubuntu? [duplicate]

I want to login as root not open a root terminal. I am new to linux in general so maybe what I am saying makes no sense. I want to add fonts to the system and change the background of the login screen ...
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Text doesn't show on a game (Wine)

The game, SMMWE, formally Super Mario Maker World Engine, was working perfectly, as in no problems, a few versions ago (that is, and older version of the game, not older wine). When I decided to ...
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How can I enlarge the font for viewing the Dolphin handbook?

I'm running Kubuntu 21.10. How can I enlarge the font for viewing the Dolphin Handbook? I've already set the font in System Settings to 16pt and similarly for the font in Firefox.
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Change font in Elisa msic player

I'm running Kubuntu 21.10. I want to use the Elisa music player, but its fonts are inconveniently large. Is there a way to change them?
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Wrong font in qpdfview

Some pdf file open like figure below (text is hard to read). The text is most probably writen in times-font. How to add font to qpdfview. Thank You for advice text
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Who shrank my fonts?

I'm running Kubuntu 21.10 and most of my screens have tiny fonts, including this forum. I've gone into System Settings and set my fonts to Noto Sans 16pt. I've gone into the Firefox settings and also ...
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Fonts not showing up in gnome-terminal, or how to make Ubuntu recognize fonts as being monospace?

I am trying to get awesome-terminal-fonts to work with gnome-terminal. I've tried various things. At this stage, the fonts show up if I run fc-list | grep Awesome: fc-list | grep Awesome /home/user/....
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how to fix bangla font in conky, its broken

I added bangla newspapers Rss feed in conky, but bangla font doesn't show perfectly, it's broken! All other apps show bangla font perfectly, how to solve it?
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Keeping your emojis up to date in Ubuntu 20.04 - a better way? Some PPA?

I was about to send a message through WhatsApp Web in Firefox, and I wanted to illustrate it with a Saluting Face emoji - 🫡. To my disappointment, this showed as a hex box. It's too recent. I looked ...
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Dmenu not detecting noto color emoji font

My dmenu is not able to detect the noto color emoji font. It can detect other fonts but not this one. How to solve this? ➜ fc-list | grep -i "notocoloremoji" /usr/share/fonts/truetype/noto/...
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installing Ms core fonts stalled at 38% so now I'm stuck

I was installing MS core fonts and all went well until 38% when it stopped I waited hours and nothing more. so now I'm stuck. I'm running Unbuntu 20.04.3 and the Libre office that comes with it. I ...
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Use mono-font in Files manager?

Is it possible to enable a mono font in the files manager? (and only the files manager, not system wide)
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Pixelated Screen/Fonts

Ever since I installed Ubuntu on this laptop, fonts seem a bit pixelated. I'm pretty sure this doesn't have anything to do with the screen resolution because when I take a screenshot it still shows up....
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How can I nail down font sizes?

I'm running Kubuntu21.10 and have a persistent problem in controlling font sizes. Typically the text I want to display is part of a webpage, displayed in Firefox. I know of two of the places where the ...
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in "mate-appearance-properties" font tab desktop font is greyed out

I am on Ubuntu 20.04 Mate desktop. I noticed that in mate-appearance-properties' fonts tab desktop font is greyed out and inactive, I can't select a font. I also created another user, it's the same in ...
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LibreOffice Calc (7.2.5.2) replaces moved cells with non-template font family and size

I created a simple Calc template modifying all cells (Ctrl+A) to use FreeMono 12pt, and have Set as default template. (File > Templates > Save as Template... > apply name > check "Set ...
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How to install fonts in Libre Office on Chromebook?

I've ASUS C532 Chromebook. I've installed LibreOffice on that from the GNOME store. I've options to get Times new roman fonts on other applications like google docs but due to some conditions I've to ...
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How to install xfonts on Ubuntu?

I installed xfonts-100dpi on Ubuntu 20.04 using apt install xfonts-100dpi They show up in /usr/share/fonts/X11/100dpi. All the files are in a *.pcf.gz format. When I run fc-list they are not listed. ...
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Unicode Gujarati language word not rendering correctly in browsers

Using Google Input tools (the web-version as well as in Gmail) and in a Unicode converter online tool I am trying to get a word જયેન્દ્ર but somehow, except at one place in Firefox browser (please see ...
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can't set window title font with gnome-tweaks in Ubuntu 18.04

I am trying to adjust window title font in Ubuntu 18.04 with gnome tweaks. But it seems I can't make the adjustment into effect. Here is the system info:
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Different scaling with dual monitor setup: slow in x11, blurry in wayland

I am using Ubuntu 20.04. I just got a new 4k monitor which I am now using together with the previous 1080 one. The 4k display is unreadable at 100% scaling, so at first, I turned on fractional scaling ...
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Not "install," Not "View" Print out Fonts?

Ubuntu: Print out fonts? Answer seems available nowhere... I'm certain I'm not the first to ask this question?
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