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

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Ubuntu 20.04 Big font on top bar

I just made a reboot because I have got some upgrades and need to reboot. After reboot, Ubuntu 20.04 the fonts of the top bar and filenames on the desktop are very big. Even the symbols for network ...
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Urdu font is broken firefox ubuntu 20.04

Urdu words are broken on Firefox (version 80) and ubuntu 20.04 on Facebook and main search window (They are alright in wikipedia). Below is the image of broken text from search tab. They are alright ...
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X11 configs and rendering glitches Ubuntu (Desktop) 20.04

Original Post Hardware: Dell XPS 9360 Software: Ubuntu 20.04 (LTS) Problem: Graphical Glitches when using Ubuntu's Desktop: Corrupted Icons with random artifacts each reboot, corrupted wallpaper with ...
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Can I change the color of highlighted text in Nemo?

I'm using Nemo 4.4.2 with two panes: Clicking on a folder highlights the text like this: But then clicking somewhere inside the second pane makes the highlighted folder name unreadable: The ...
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How to install a CLI terminal emulator in Ubuntu server [duplicate]

I've downloaded Ubuntu 18.04.5 server and installed it on one of my machines. The default font of the console is horrible, I couldn't read it easily. I've changed the font to Ubuntu Mono setfont /usr/...
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Fixed Missing Emoji - Now Emoji Overkill!

Many of the emoji in my system were missing/weren't loading in color. I followed the directions in this post and updated my ~/.config/fontconfig/conf.d/01-emoji.conf file as instructed in the ...
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PFB fonts are broken in certain applications and missing in others (Kubuntu 20.04)

I am running Kubuntu 20.04. I have a problem where certain fonts (Courier and Century Schoolbook L) are broken in applications like Inkscape (where they are invisible) or font-manager where they show ...
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Display .TXT files in a different font in CLI

I am into BBSing in 2020. Bulletin Boards use ANSI graphics, which arent displayed correctly in current terminals... I use 'iconv' to change cp437 to utf8 and display .ANS files correctly. However, I ...
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Font resizing on every boot [duplicate]

On my laptop display (1920 x 1080 resolution), the default font looks very small. So I have binded the super + + shortcut to the increase text size, under shortcuts section in settings. This does the ...
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Unreadable font size in ubuntu 20.4

I had installed gnome-tweaks to play around the visual appearance of my ubuntu system however for some reason the fonts have become really small and strain the eyes. I have removed the gnome-tweaks ...
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Fonts have blue shadows in ubuntu 20.04

Recently I have installed Ubuntu 20.04.1 (Linux kernel 5.4.0.26-generic), in my desktop from a USB disk. After installing nvidia driver version 450, all fonts in the system have blue shadows. See the ...
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Chrome or Firefox render pdf's much better than Evince's

Chrome or Firefox render pdf's much better than Evince's (ubuntu's default pdf viewer). For example Chrome: Evince: Both pictures are taken at same zoom and even if perhaps you might not notice ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 gnome desktop: all icons, font for all application is very small

In my newly installed ubuntu 18.04 I have all the icons and fonts for all applications are extremely small. For example, below is a screenshot from my pinta application, tools section I can hardly see ...
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How can I automatically enable large text when logging in to the ubuntu session? [duplicate]

I enabled the large text option in accessibility menu because I have Full-HD screen. The problem is why the setting reverts itself back to "non-large" mode after I restart my PC? It's funny ...
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Tiny size of the fonts when the systems is restarted in 20.04 [duplicate]

When ubuntu 20.04 initialize the size of the fonts are tiny. I go to configuration/monitor and reescale to 200% BUT I do not apply the changes (in order to go back to 100%) and everything is perfectly ...
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What fonts come with Ubuntu?

I've been having a problem with a python package that I maintain: the fonts displayed by my package appear differently when run on my recent WSL Ubuntu installation, compared with how they appear on ...
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Kubuntu 20.04 font used when the font is not installed

There's something that has been really irritating me for a while after upgrading from 18.04 to 20.04. In certain applications, when it tries to use an unavailable font, the font that actually gets ...
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My font and screen becomes unstable for some reason I am using Ubuntu 20.04.1

I installed Ubuntu 20.04.1 before two weeks and from today September 1st 2020 Suddenly the screen started the displaying faulty fonts and images. Can someone explain to me what is going on (perhaps) ...
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Gnome desktop Top Bar font is huge [duplicate]

I'm on Ubuntu 20.04 and am running the standard gnome. I've had a look at Change font size of top bar in Ubuntu 20.04 and Install Adwaita shell theme on Ubuntu 20.04? but these are not helping and, in ...
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Unreadable font when using particulare apps

when i use chrome or steam i face a new font that i didn't install and it's super unreadable. picture below.
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What default fonts are used in Kubuntu?

What are the default fonts used in Kubuntu, and what are their sizes? I am asking about the default general font, terminal font, etc.
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Poor font substitution in eVince or poor rendering

I regularly receive pdf documents without all fonts embedded which means fonts need to be substituted when opening using eVince or other pdf readers. This is quite normal, I know. However, whatever ...
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Desktop font changed suddenly, yet font size in tweaks at default values

The size of the folders on the desktop and the upper (gnome?) bar both suddenly changed yesterday. As you can see in the picture, the text Tweaks (on the top bar) and example (on the desktop) are ...
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Echo cancellation in Ubuntu 20

I have added following lines to my Pulse's settings in order to have echo cancellation: #Active Noise Removal load-module module-echo-cancel all works but when I turn on the machine microphone with ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 interface font too small after restart, even with high scaling factor

So I was configuring VS code on my Notebook when suddenly I noticed that my interface font got really small on my desktop, terminal and files. I use Gnome Tweaks Tool to increase my scaling factor to ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 Font and UI elements too big on login

I'm running Ubuntu 20.04 on an ASUS X99-E-10G WS w/ an NVIDIA 1080Ti and an LG 4k 32" monitor which persistently gets recognized as 27". When I log in, the text of certain UI elements is ~2x ...
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how to correctly display Chinese when LANG=en_US.UTF-8?

When using LANG=en_US.UTF-8 the Chinese fonts look strange comparing to LANG=zh_cn.UTF-8. It seems like the fonts are coming from several different font files. I tried the tricks like modify the 40-...
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How can I enhance font quality in specific websites?

I installed Ubuntu 20.04 yesterday, and I find fonts are ugly (or badly rendered) on certain websites. For example, here's my YouTube menu with Chrome & Windows: And here's my YouTube menu with ...
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some true font does not work when installed system wide

I copied my fonts into /usr/share/fonts/truetype/myfonts. Then I did #fc-cache -fv. fc-list actually show all the fonts in that folder. However, I cannot see some fonts in the ubuntu fonts app. For ...
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Gnome Emoji Picker and Characters app do not show Noto Color Emoji emojis

In Ubuntu 20.04, using either Characters app or Emoji Picker, the emojis in Noto Color Emoji are not available. One example is typing 'butter', only the butterfly appears in search instead of also ...
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The displayed font text is too high

I'm not sure if I didn't dig enough posts about this problem. But here's the thing, I noticed that the text are suddenly a bit too high like a CSS property line-height is at 105%. I wonder if anyone ...
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Asp core 3.1 drawing image with right-to-left text like arabic problematic

Working with asp core 3.1, I am using PdfSharp to generate PDF document, this last, don't support Dotnet core on Linux(it is strongly coupled to windows, regarding the font), for that reason, i ...
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How to Set Universal Access -> Large Text on one screen

I have turned on the Large text option on my laptop, which works perfectly, as my laptop screen is rather small. However when I work on 2 screens, the text on the second screen is far too big, is ...
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Font scaling issue in dual monitor setup ubuntu 18.04.5 LTS

I have Lenovo Thinkpad with a 13.3-inch display and 2560x1440 resolution. I also have a Dell P2419h 24-inch monitor with resolution 1920x1080. When I try to connect this two with join display setting ...
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Increase the fontsize in real terminal by Ctrl+Alt+F1

I switch to real terminal by "Ctrl+Alt+F1", Unfortunately, when I get into such a real terminal situation, the default fontsize is tremendously small. How could I increase the fontsize?
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Font style settings not taking effect in KDE Plasma

I have recently installed KDE Plasma 5.18 in my desktop PC running Ubuntu 20.04. I didn't like the large size fonts that came pre-configured with Plasma, so I have changed the font settings as follows:...
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Ubuntu 20.04 Font giltch on GNOME

I've ran into a problem some time ago, and hadn't be able to fix it myself or through solutions on the net, so I will expose it here, in hope someone knows the answer... So, since my upgrade from 19....
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Snap programs not working with windows fonts

I have noticed snap programs have trouble starting up when windows fonts are installed. I installed windows fonts by simply copying the files from C:\Windows\Fonts to /usr/share/fonts/windows-fonts ...
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Installation of GIMP crashing on startup

My install of GIMP is suddenly crashing on startup. The launcher window opens and runs through it's setup process, but the font is all messed up (see screenshot). The same boxes show on the main GIMP ...
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Why are some GUI fonts so small in Ubuntu 20.04? How can I fix them?

I installed MATLAB 2020 via a university license and I noticed the fonts are extra small. Additionally, upon startup of Ubuntu a GUI opens up for my password which is also very small. I don't have ...
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System fonts shrunk after playing an old game

So Ive just installed and played carnivores 2 with lutris, but after closing the game my system fonts been shrunk to 1 or 2 pixels, making it impossible to read. Tried zooming in on a snapshot to ...
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Grub Theme - how to specificy the font properly

I want to adjust a grub theme to have a truly large font (about double from what is normal). I usually work with the install.sh that comes with it and with grub-customizer. The easy part, consensus ...
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How to substitue Calibri Regular with Calibri ligth

On my system, Calibri Regular shows poorly. It is choppy when the font size < 15pt. Now, I visited many sites and tried many things, changing fonts.conf in the .fontconfig folder, toggling anti-...
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Text in Pdf file out of the right margin, and strange chacarters - libreoffice draw

When I open a Pdf file in libreoffice Draw, the text exceeds the right margin, and strange characters appear in the text. How can I fix it? Original (opened with document viewer): Opened with ...
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After upgrade from Xenial to Bionic and after first restart, no letters in any window [duplicate]

After upgrade from Xenial to Bionic and after first restart, no letters in any window. How can I fix it? Thanks for your help.
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xubuntu 18.04 vs 20.04: same font displayed differently

I'm trying xubuntu 20.04 prior to fully migrate from xubuntu 18.04. Almost everything looks fine and running smooth, except my favorite XFCE desktop font's appearance. In 18.04, I modified a gtk-2 ...
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Menu bar and toolbar of few applications are very tiny in ubuntu 20.04

I have recently installed Ubuntu 20.04 on Asus g531gu laptop. Few applications such as Mendeley and team-viewer have very tiny toolbar and menu bars. I have tried to increase font in setting but to no ...
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Font showing strange characters in konsole (Kubuntu 20.04)

I've just installed Kubuntu 20.04 and I get strange characters in my Konsole. I've tried with a couple of fonts and the problem remains the same. Here is a screen capture: Look at the column after ...
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Font rendering issues on 14 inch screens

I have font rendering issues with Ubuntu and 14 inches laptops. I have tried the following models: Lenovo T490s (whisky lake, certified by Ubuntu hardware) and Lenovo 13s (comet lake) both with Intel ...
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How do I reset Lubuntu fonts? Fonts are messed up everywhere

Hello I tried to install some fonts and I messed up my entire system fonts. All fonts are different than then the default ones. Now, the numbers appear as emojis. In Firefox URL Even the fonts of ...

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