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Questions tagged [fonts]

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

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Google Chrome - Rendering Yellow Fonts with Green Border on HDMI Screen

System Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS Google Chrome 70.0.3538.77 (Official Build) (64-bit) Dual monitors, both Samsung S24D300 Left is a HDMI to DVI Right is a VGA cable Problem So using Google Chrome, it ...
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Fonts in embedded wine

Glad that notepad++ is now available in Ubuntu. And no, I won't switch to NotepadQQ -- its features are not nearly as many as in Notepad++ As far as I understand, it is run via sort of embedded Wine. ...
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The issue with “double like” font rendered, when editing text fields on Mint 19 Cinnamon [on hold]

I run Mint 19 Cinnamon. In some software (e.g. Double Commander, QGIS table edit), when I edit a text field, the fonts become doubled. Some examples: QGIS table edit: see the first cell of the table ...
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How to add foreign languages to wine under Ubuntu 18.04

I want to use "mp3tag.exe" for editing my music files that contains titles in latin (a,b,c,d,...) and greek characters (α,β,ζ,δ,...) Installing wine under Ubuntu 18.04 worked fine Installing mp3tag ...
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How to recover a deleted file: ttf

I installed the command tf: sudo apt install tf and then tried to uninstall it because it was not what I was looking for. However, I accidentally removed something else: sudo apt remove ttf | sudo ...
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Fonts different between pure English PDF and Chinese-English PDF by using Nightmare with Docker (similar to Debian9) [closed]

I am using NightmareJS to generate PDF in Docker (similar to Debian9). I printed 2 PDF with 1 pure English and 1 Chinese-English in content. I copied all fonts from Mac to Docker for trial to avoid ...
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Docker Printed font style (Nightmare for printing PDF) not same as Ubuntu [closed]

I installed fonts in Docker (Debian 9) by using Node11 with Nightmare, but printed PDF style is different to what I see in Ubuntu. How do I fix it? Right is from Docker and Left is from Ubuntu:
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How to change Lubuntu font

I've recently installed Lubuntu on an older laptop, and everything was fine until the font got huge on some desktop apps, like "MySQL Workbench", for example. You can see it on the attached ...
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The UI text boxes that contain text are too small

I have an HiDPI screen and am running Ubuntu 18.04. I've noticed that in multiple applications, certain UI boxes that contain text are too small for the text they contain. For instance in Dolphin: ...
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Figlet/TOIlet fonts can't be loaded in the terminal

I was trying to use TOIlet, and it worked just fine in the beginning. Later I was trying to install some program to record my terminal, such as asciinema, and I encountered this error every time I try ...
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How to change colors in the Terminal? [duplicate]

This is what my terminal looked like, and I really liked it! However, I noticed that the terminal now looks like this: I was wondering, what do I need to do to get the old font style back?
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Telegram Persian font changed after upgrade to 18.10!

My telegram font changed after upgrading to 18.10! Does anyone know why this happened? When i open telegram in command line these errors appear: Fontconfig warning: line 5: unknown element "its:...
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Weird Monospace font after 18.10 Update

I updated to Ubuntu 18.10 earlier today. The installation worked without any problems. So far everything seems to be working as expected. For some reason however, after opening both Brackets and Atom,...
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Some fonts in plasma are blurry, others are not

So I'm using kubuntu 18.04 on my ThinkPad E480 (UHD 620 as main VGA, RX 550 as secondary) and I cannot seem to get this working. In some applications (like TeXstudio) fonts appear as very blurry. In ...
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Ubuntu 18.10 delivers ugly fonts [closed]

Fonts are blurry and ugly almost everywhere except Gnome : google chrome, intellij idea etc. Ubuntu 18.10 ships with: libcairo 1.15.12 libfreetype 2.8.1 fontconfig 2.13 fontconfig-config 2.13 I ...
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Fonts not displaying after upgrading from ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04

Part way through the upgrade process i noticed that when I opened applications square boxes appeared instead of text. The upgrade is now complete however still no fonts are displaying except within ...
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Installing fonts on Docker Container running Ubuntu 18.04

I'm trying to install fonts in a docker container running Ubuntu 18.04 (Dockerfile inherits from the Jupyter scipy notebook which inherits from the base jupyter image, Dockerfile here). I've tried ...
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PlayOnLinux not detecting FreeType fonts - ubuntu 18.04

Just started with PlayOnLinux - Tried to install few apps and every time I get some sort of variation of this: 10/11/18 12:16:38 - [POL_Wine] Message: Running wine-1.6.2 /home/callmebob/Downloads/...
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How could I apply different font size on different screen?

I have two screens with the same resolution 1080p but one is 14-inch while another 23.8-inch, so I would like to apply different font size on them ( for example, 14-pixel in the small screen and 11-...
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Ubuntu16.04.5 - Fonts not rendering properly in Firefox

I installed Ubuntu 16.04.5 just now! And it is great. The issue is Mozilla Firefox is not rendering Fonts properly. Please check the screenshot to see what I mean. Do I have to install any dependency ...
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Why do I have bad font anti-aliasing (colored halos) in Kubuntu 18.04?

I just installed a fresh Kubuntu 18.04 and have a really bad font rendering, or better to say subpixel rendering. The characters are surrounded by red and green halos. It's different, depending on ...
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How can I make Firefox's font rendering the same as other programs?

I just started using Firefox 62.0.3 on Ubuntu 18.04. I'm finding the font rendering on some sites (Twitter, Gmail) to be quite different from other apps, and it's a bit of a strain on my eyes. To my ...
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Install Microsoft ttf fonts on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

I'm new to use Ubuntu and need to use Microsoft TTF fonts with LibreOffice. Can anyone guide me how to do this using command line? I have already downloaded desired TTF file on my Ubuntu desktop.
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System Menus unreadable after 18.04 upgrade

I upgraded (not a clean install) to Lubuntu 18.04, and now the drop down system menus are unreadable. Instead of the normal text (e.g. "accessories") I get jumbled up random characters. Browsing works ...
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How to fix Bengali font in gnome-web (epiphany-browser)?

Bengali fonts works correctly in chrome, Mozilla browser, Gedit, Ubuntu top-bar. but they seems to be broken in gnome web no matter what website I browse. I have already installed Bengali fonts in the ...
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Photoshop does not see the font

The problem is this: I installed Photoshop on PlayOnLinux and CrossOver (there is a problem here and there). Photoshop does not see the font "ProbaPro Regular" the rest of the family of this font sees,...
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System font - did something change after an update?

Did something in the font settings in Ubuntu change? Specifically, in Chrome, I'm seeing WhatsappWeb and the font seems to have changed to some kind of Ubuntuish one. Am I the only one? Checked ...
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Ubuntu Light font after upgrade from 14.04 to 16.04

I did upgrade my Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04 and I have notice that the "Ubuntu Light" font looks like the "Ubuntu" regular font. The both fonts are installed on my system, but the "Ubuntu Light" font is ...
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Unity Tweak Tool changed fonts and can't get Ubuntu back to normal

Good day all. I installed Unity Tweak tools some time ago. Recently I was playing around with it and changed a lot of things. Since then my applications behave a little different especially fonts ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 rendering broken fonts

I have been experiencing font rendering issue after upgrading to Ubuntu 18.04. The NetBeans renders proper fonts. But the allower system renders broken fonts. I have checked all of the possible ...
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Need help setting up a font

The font I want to use is a patched Inconsolata font. I was using it in gnome-terminal on ubuntu 17.04. On ubuntu 18.04 I can't choose it as a monospace font. The font is installed and I can choose ...
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Better sub-pixel rendering of fonts when monitor is in the portrait mode [duplicate]

When I turn the LCD monitor into portrait mode, the fonts rendering gives my head dizziness. There are numerous questions and answers for the case of Windows OS. Also, there are answers for gnome. I ...
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vlc fonts too small

My system: AMD A8-7650K Radeon R7, 10 Compute Cores 4C+6G memory: 15338MB System Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS 3840x2160 pixels AMD KAVERI (DRM 2.50.0 / 4.15.0-33-generic, LLVM 6.0.0) I am using a 4k tv ...
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18.04.1 Setting console font in initramfs?

I would like to add a console font setting to my initramfs such that it uses the correct font right when the system boots Sort of how Arch does it I'd also like to use a font not provided by console-...
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Font size in Qt Creator is too small

I am trying to install Java 9 on Ubuntu 18.04 as I heard it could work as a solution for super small font of Qt Creator. However, when I type in the terminal: sudo apt install openjdk-9-jdk I get ...
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Font Background Color on Desktop - GNOME 18.04

On the normal desktop, the text comes in white. That's fine, except on light backgrounds. I was wondering if there is a way to make a label appear around the text at all times, as when it's selected. ...
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Firefox freezing with 100% CPU usage for 30 seconds when launching Chromium

Recently I started to observe this very confusing and annoying, not to say worrying behaviour when having Firefox open and then launching Chromium: For around 30 seconds, Firefox' child processes ...
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How to make Scicos show its menus in ScicosLab on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS MATE?

I'm using ScicosLab for a long time since Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. It was working very well without issues. Currently I tried to install it into my clean Ubuntu 16.04.5 LTS MATE by downloading two needed ...
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Why my apps font seems to be corrupted in my kivy app (Python)

I am do have an issue with my Ubuntu. I created an app for Android which you can see on a screenshot, but. It seems like my Ubuntu cant display font as it supposed to be displayed. If I try to run ...
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How to increase the icon text size in Ubuntu 18.04?

How can I increase the icon text size in Ubuntu 18.04? I have tried using gnome-tweaks but I was only able to change font size of window titles and interface items. Here is a screen shot of three ...
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Polish characters in a pdf file not rendered correcly in evince

I've received a pdf invoice document containing Polish characters and I cannot render it properly using evince. The problem is related to the font settings. pdffonts show me this: $ pdffonts test.pdf ...
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Liberation Mono has wrong height when highlighted or selected

Since upgrading to Ubuntu 18.04, something is wrong with my Liberation Mono font. When selecting text in this font in the browser, it looks like this: This happens in all browsers, across all ...
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Locale setting for monospace font in code

Recently, I have changed my locale settings by adding the following in ~/.profile export LANG=sa_IN.UTF-8 export LANGUAGE= In places where there should be monospace font, for example in Konsole, ...
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Increase size of font in bookmarks in Seamonkey

I would like to be able to increase the size of the font used in the bookmarks file used in Seamonkey
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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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All my system text on Ubuntu 18.04 has disappeared! [duplicate]

I have run into a weird problem on ubuntu 18.04 on kernel 4.15 (generic). Today, I rebooted my perfectly working system and found that all the text had been replaced by these tiny placeholder ...
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Browser rendering issues with 18.04

On Ubuntu 18.04 I'm experiencing a lot of browser rendering issues with fonts and margins/paddings and I don't know if this qualifies for a bug report since I don't know if I'm the one doing something ...
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When using Adwaita-dark, how to fix the fuzzy look of disabled right-click menu items?

The image kinda says it all: Right click context menu in Sublime 3 Using Ubuntu 18.04, with Gnome Shell and Adwaita-dark theme. The bug also appears in applications like Filezilla, so it must be ...
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Why are most of my fonts missing from LibreOffice?

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04LTS with LibreOffice version 6.1.0.3. I have a ton of fonts installed: $ fc-list | wc -l 379 $ fc-list | head /usr/share/fonts/truetype/lato/Lato-Medium.ttf: Lato,Lato Medium:...
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Font does not change in google chrome and chromium

I tried to change the font settings in google chrome and chromium, re-install them, restart my computer, delete the related folders in .config, the font still remains the same.