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Can`t install ibis-anthy

I try to install anthy for Japan. I am using Ubuntu 24.04 LTS Get this: montes@montes-PT$ sudo apt install ibus-anthy Reading package lists... Done Building a dependency tree... Done Reading status ...
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XMind Snap latest/stable 24.1.14361 - Fonts not rendering in export file window

I've recently installed xMind on Ubuntu 24.04 and found a rather strange problem i've not encountered before using other Snap software. When trying to export a map as .png the file browser to save the ...
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Arabic text looks small on Facebook website

I've recently switched to Xubuntu 24.04 (Dual boot with Windows 11). But I noticed that the Arabic text (only on Facebook website so far) looks small and unreadable compared to English. It was ...
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Firefox UI font too big after 24.04 upgrade

I upgraded to 24.04 from 23.10 last week. Most stuff is fine. I am however noticing that some Firefox fonts are bigger than they were before. I see these cases: Address bar Bookmark bar and submenus ...
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App on Ubuntu doesn't show fonts

Here is what I'm seeing: The app in question is Dolphin Emulator, installed from the Ubuntu app center: Terminal output has the following warning: Gtk-WARNING **: 19:49:26.024: Theme parsing error: ...
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Weird fonts after installing powerline fonts

I installed powerline fonts for my zsh terminal, but after that I have weird fonts in Sublime, Remmina, status code in Firefox network, etc. In most places everything works fine, and the terminal fine ...
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Font displayed as squares in bluemail app in Ubuntu 20.04

I have installed Bluemail, and it works flawlessly in Ubuntu 20.04. However, whenever I try to print a mail, it shows the print dialogue box, and all the fonts are shown as squares. Fonts displayed ...
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keepassxc - enlarge font size

I am using keepassxc on ubuntu. The font size is very small, very difficult to read for me. Please let me know how to scale up the fonts. Thank you
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Firefox Ubuntu 22.04 font hinting problem

I don't like font antialiasing and always turn it off. Previously I used Ubuntu 14.04, now I'm switching to 22.04. For most applications I have disabled antialiasing using gnome-tweaks, in both ...
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Corrupted font on whatsdesk and trello-desktop

A couple of days ago, I had some issues with my fonts, my i3wm lost its icons and had to change the font (okay), however after installing trello-desktop, I noticed some blank rectangles in place of ...
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How to Load Custom Fonts in a GRUB Theme?

Background: I am trying to create a custom theme for the GRUB bootloader using a specific font that I've generated myself. However, I'm encountering issues loading the font file. Steps: I generated ...
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Getting error ("The requested FontFamily could not be found") while trying to run exe file through Wine

Lenovo Lenovo V14-ADA Ubuntu 22.04.4 LTS wine-6.0.3 (Ubuntu 6.0.3~repack-1) I'm trying to install DeepL application (.exe file), this is what I get: wine DeepLSetup.exe exception inside ...
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Font rendering issue (antialiasing)

There is a significant change on font rendering between. On Ubuntu version 22.04 was perfect as always but on version 24 is not. On the right is version 22 and on the left 24. Icons look the same, but ...
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ohmyzsh Agnoster statusline doesn't display correctly in Ubuntu 24.04

People who use ohmyzsh with Agnoster scheme need to install fonts-powerline package for the status line to be displayed correctly. This had been fixing the fonts until Ubuntu 24.04. But it doesn't do ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 corrupt screen font

I am running Ubuntu 22.04 with gnome 42.09 on 2 different systems and they both have the same problem. From time to time I will notice that the words across the top where the clock and calendar are ...
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Janky `system` font in Firefox

I'm using the online version of WhatsApp and until a week ago, everything worked fine. Recently, on 2 out of 3 of my computers with Ubuntu, the font changed to the one in the screenshot: This ...
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After reinstalling kde-plasma-desktop, I lost render of some icon fonts

After a mistake with aptitude command's options, I lost my kde plasma DE of my kubuntu 22.04 and the computer boots in the CLI mode just like Ubuntu server, So I had to reinstall the kde-plasma-...
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Firefox is displaying wrong font for particular web site

I have two systems running Ubuntu 22.04 with Firefox 124.0.1 64 bits installed via deb (not snap). One system displays the font (presumably Verdana) on a particular website correctly while the other ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 on Raspberry Pi: /var/cache/fontconfig Gets Created Before /var Is Mounted

I'm running Ubuntu 22.04 (Jammy Jellyfish, ARM64) on a Raspberry Pi. After imaging the Pi's SSD, I re-partitioned the drive and mirrored the contents of /var onto the new partition (verified), renamed ...
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How do I upload a new font to use with the Gnome Tweaks tool? [duplicate]

Using the Gnome Tweaks tool, I can choose from a list of pre-downloaded fonts but I do not know how to add a new one. I have downloaded a font, specifically Renogare from https://www.dafont.com/...
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Chrome-based browsers show wrongly some letters with diacritics on parts of some websites (Wikipedia, Wiktionary)

This doesn't happen in Firefox or other non-Chrome-based browsers, but it happens in Opera, Thorium or Vivaldi. The name "Țepeș", for example, looks like this: when it should look like this:...
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Urdu Fonts Display Issue on Ubuntu 22.04.4 LTS - Seeking Solutions

I'm using Ubuntu 22.04.4 LTS and encountering issues with Urdu fonts. In various applications such as browsers and text editors, many Urdu words appear broken and fail to join properly. I've attached ...
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Wrong Persian glyphs in default persian font for Ubuntu 23.10 Mantic Minotaur

Luckily, the latest version of Ubuntu OS (23.10 Mantic Minotaur) has resolved the issue with the default font by switching it to Noto-Sans Arabic, which also supports Persian. However, there remains ...
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font not working in svg on ubuntu 20.04

on ubuntu 18.04, if I download a font .ttf file and copy it to the ~/.fonts directory, the font appears in libreoffice; then I can save an .svg file with text using that font, and then loading the ....
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Some text titles are missing in FL Studio (through wine inside Ubuntu 22.04)

I've tried installing FL Studio wine flstudio_win64_21.2.2.3914.exe and through snap sudo snap install flstudio --candidate. Both methods install the program itself, but some textual comments below ...
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Font Size 72 screwed up Android Studio [duplicate]

New user here. Reposting this question as I realize people may have thought I was trolling (I assure I'm not, just a genuinely stupid mistake that I don't know how to fix). I dowloaded Android Studio ...
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Mangled characters after distribution upgrade

I recently upgraded from 20.04 to 22.04 and now all my system characters are squares like: I presume this is because some font I was using in 20.04 no longer exists, and the upgrade process wasn't ...
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Font Size 72 screwed up Studio

New user here. I dowloaded Android Studio today and finished installation and opened the window "Welcome to Android Studio". I configured my theme and scrolled down to the part where it lets ...
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Some sizes of Tahoma font are rendered very badly

Some emails come to me in HTML format and they use the Tahoma font, so switching to another font is something that I cannot do. The Tahoma font is installed on my system. However, some sizes of this ...
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Dell xps 13" font not big enough

i am trying to have a descent reading experience using Dell XPS 13" at 2560x1600px. Is there a uniform solution to adjust the fonts allover or i need to edit the settings in each app? I am ...
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How do I fix the font and icon size on Notepad++ for Wine on Ubuntu?

I installed Wine on Ubuntu for the sole purpose of running Notepad++ on Ubuntu, but the GUI fonts and icons are so small they are unreadable. Below is a full screenshot of my 75" screen (TV as ...
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How can I make all of the windows default font/window smaller? Or zoom to .90 for my entire desktop

I'm using Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, and want to make all of the fonts across all of my applications smaller (like Windows supports). For example, in Windows I could make the zoom level 125%, 150%, 200%. The ...
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Is there a debug guide to solve emojis not dislaying in Terminal Tilix or Guake on Ubuntu 22.04

Frustratingly, I am unable to make emoji render properly in any terminal on up-to-date Ubuntu 22.04. I have them working in the browser (fully expected), LibreOffice, even Emacs shell but not in any ...
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characters in terminal not 100% white and backgournd is not 100% black on terminator window on xfce4

I use two machines often using vnn. One is ubuntu 20.04 unity the other is ubuntu 22.04 xfce4. I used terminator window on both systems. But in the xfce4 case, the character is not 100% white and the ...
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Remove Font Scaling — Font Manager Settings Changed Font Appearance

I think I must have changed a wrong setting in Font Manager: all the system fonts suddenly changed appearance. Before, they were normal, and now they are pixelated and squarish. Text is pixelated and ...
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Looking for the ttf2pt1 package

I need to convert a .ttf (TrueType font) file to .pfa format and according to https://stackoverflow.com/questions/1676342/generating-afm-from-ttf I need ttf2pt1. However when I try to install it under ...
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Why is the fonts-iosevka package not included in Ubuntu repositories?

I'd like to install the Iosevka font on Ubuntu 22.04. The instructions on the GitHub page say 'install one of the fonts-iosevka packages'. When I do apt-search fonts-, lots of packages for other fonts ...
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Too many Noto fonts after upgrading to 23.10

After upgrading to 23.10 (from 23.04) I noticed that on my system there are more than 220 Noto fonts. This is kind of insane. In today's world of UTF standard why do we have so many fonts for some ...
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Ubuntu 23.04 - Rectangles instead of text on SPAs

While using some SPAs (tested with Teams for Linux and Whatsie), every time I open the Files app through the app itself (to download/upload files), it shows squares instead of the actual text. I ...
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Printing PDF file is missing characters

I open a PDF-file in Document Viewer (Evince) 44.1 in Ubuntu 23.10, and it looks perfect. But when I try to print it, a lot of text/chars is missing. The properties for the PDF file says "All ...
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Powerline font shapes slanted only in prompt

I've got a fresh install of Ubuntu Budgie on a VMWare guest. I use Tilix for my terminal. I installed the powerline fonts on my system to have access to the various shapes it provides. Regardless of ...
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Tamil fonts not rendering properly in chrome and microsoft edge

Recently installed ubuntu 23.10, Chrome and microsoft edge browsers not rendering tamil font properly, some text showing box or crossed box, But in Firefox working fine. how to fix this issue. check ...
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Not all font and colour schemas are selectable in Kate

On my Kate configuration directory (~/.local/share/org.kde.syntax-highlighting/syntax/) I have files such as: octave.xml, opencl.xml, orgmode.xml, ... However I have no way to see them when trying to ...
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Font selector drop-list missing from Freehand MX under Wine

I am testing an old abandonware application Macromedia Freehand MX under Wine, which is a vector graphics editor. It seems to work mostly fine. However, the font selector drop-list is missing from the ...
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Unicode text does not render in WSL Ubuntu

My installation of Ubuntu in WSL fails to render Unicode text. Below is a screenshot from Sanskrit Wikipedia. How should I fix it?
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some Persian numbers look broken (seven and four)

I almost have this issue with all newly installed distros. some Persian numbers look so weird. like seven and three. This is how '7' looks like in Persian: In my Kubuntu 23.04 machine (Broken Seven ...
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How to change the system fixed width font using terminal

Need way to change the system fixed width font USING TERMINAL! Because all ways do it using interface was useless for me. I haven't that inferface tabs was I found out in many sites. System spec: OS ...
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Window font size is small on WSL Ubuntu 22.04.3 windows 11

I installed gnuplot on WSL Ubuntu 22.04.3 and created a simple plot. The font for all text is pretty small, as shown in the screenshot below. Is there a global setting for the window font to be set ...
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How do I solve blurry font in Google Chrome?

I just installed Ubuntu and I'm trying to use Lucida Sans across the system. It looks fine everywhere except in the pages in the browser. Is there any way to solve it? Thank you Nptice the difference ...
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Suddenly my font looks worse

I have been using Source Sans Pro in Ubuntu 23.04 without problem. Suddenly, font changed its readability for the system but not in the browser. I would like to know how to fix it. I'm thinking it may ...
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