Questions tagged [fonts]

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

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a missing font causes RAM overflow, huge syslog file, then crash ubuntu

I have some PDFs open in Document Viewer (3.28.4), academic papers downloaded from arXiv recently. Then I notice my memory usage rising gradually, eventually overwhelmed all the available RAM, which I ...
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Ubuntu 19.10 change gnome-shell font

In Ubuntu 19.10 the gnome-shell.css location is: /usr/share/gnome-shell/theme/Yaru/gnome-shell.css Edit gnome-shell.css as administrator. Then search for stage { font-family: Just add your ...
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How can I improve font rendering in Ubuntu 18.04?

I have Gnome Teaks installed and have enabled full hinting and sub-pixel anti-aliasing but fonts still look horrible. How can I fine-tune font anti-aliasing in 18.04?
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How do I install the Terminus font?

It may seem silly, but I cannot find out how to install Terminus such that I can use it as a regular font. I also want to make it my default console font and for everything else, but I have no idea ...
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User .fonts.conf file not well-formed (invalid token)

Here's my Ubuntu .fonts.conf file: <?xml version="1.0"?> <!DOCTYPE fontconfig SYSTEM “fonts.dtd”> <fontconfig> <match target=”font”> <edit name=”...
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Installation MScore fonts: first not found and not extracted, perhaps not fixed

1 Starting points and intents I wish to have the Windows/MSDOS fonts installed in my Ubuntu 18.04, installing the package ttf-mscorefonts-installer (3.6ubuntu2). 2 Ubuntu 18.04 2.1 The Synaptic way ...
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How to customize 19.10 Desktop Icon Font Size

I'm searching how to customize the desktop icons font size on Ubuntu 19.10 GNOME (standard) edition. For example, i Want 8px. With 18.04, it was as simple as gsettings set org.gnome.nautilus....
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External monitor looks fine, but built-in laptop display has small font everywhere and slightly blurry

Even when my laptop is not connected to the external monitor, the font, and everything really looks small, zoomed-out, and a bit blurry. The resolution is set correctly. Is there a way to fix this? ...
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console emoji/unicode support broken on my eoan installation

My installation went from Gnome to Lubuntu via installation of lubuntu-desktop and subsequent removal of the gnome packages, so it is a bit nonstandard. Somewhere in between, the emoji support for ...
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How to switch the Emojis on 19.10 (gnome)?

While I have working Noto Colour Emojis out of the box, I want to use "Blobmoji" instead. I already have the ttf installed in /usr/share/fonts/truetype/blobmoji/. I tried modifying ~/.config/...
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Amazon Corretto 8 changes my fonts rendering

I've updated to last Java JDK Amazon Corretto 8 version (8.232.09-1) and I found my font for programming has changed. Now, the rendering is not very well and the font is very blurry. Is there any ...
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Pixelated Monaco font in Ubuntu 18

I just installed monaco font into ubuntu, but when I open IntelliJ Idea and use this font it is pixelated. I also use it in terminal where looks good, but in Idea terrible: Can you tell me how to fix ...
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Font only works in parts of LibreOffice

I am making charts in LibreOffice Calc -- I've been able to set the font on the axes and titles to Times New Roman, but when I try to change the font on a text box I have inserted in to the chart, it ...
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Fonts missing in oh-my-zsh on WSL

Im trying to setup Oh-my-zsh on WSL Ubuntu 18.04 with agnoster theme I already follow this guide : https://blog.joaograssi.com/windows-subsystem-for-linux-with-oh-my-zsh-conemu/ I've installed all ...
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Font on twitch isn't right

I've been trying to get my fonts right but the chat and some other zones on twitch remain weird and tiny. i tried adding helvetica to my fonts lib but that didn't work any way to solve this?
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How do I change font size on top bar? [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04 with GNOME desktop. Please advise which will be the easy way to increase the top bar size as well as font size.
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How to handle HiDiPi / retina screens of different sizes

I'm working on a Thinkpad T480s, which has a WQHD (2560x1440) 14" display. This makes for very small fonts in Firefox and the window manager (Xfce). In principle, I could set the layout.css....
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Application interface font colour often light gray on bright colours

I often encounter bright font colours on bright backgrounds in some applications, such as the Cisco Packet Tracer or dark colours on dark backgrounds, e.g. in Anki. How can I change the interface ...
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Difficulties Starting X Session

I've had a hard time starting an X session on an account on my Kubuntu 18.04 machine ever since I installed a font under that user's account. This happened quite some time ago and I can't remember the ...
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How to install fonts in Ubuntu 19.04 / LibreOffice?

I have a rather clean installation of Ubuntu 19.04 on which I have downloaded a Google font (TTF-format), opened it in Font Viewer, and clicked install. In Font Manager I now find the font listed ...
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Font istallation

I am using Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I am trying to install the Bengali font BenSen handwriting. I have copied the ttf file to the folder /usr/share/fonts/truetype/lohit-bengali/. Prior to this I have ...
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Urdu not typed after selecting Urdu as input method

I have selected Urdu as input source from settings and when I write something in text editor, roman font writes except of Urdu font. I have slide that written in Urdu and Arabic font and have ...
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What is the idea/philosophy behind Ubuntu's default fonts?

I've been using (x)Ubuntu for years and have always found the selection of 100+ default fonts to be a bit overwhelming when trying to design a document in e.g. OpenOffice, Inkscape, etc. I've recently ...
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How can I make the Ubuntu see LaTeX fonts installed through TeXLive?

I have Lubuntu 19.04 and I want it to be able to see TTF and OTF fonts installed via TeXLive. Note that I did not install TeXLive via the package manager (for some reason it was giving me an ...
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How to render fonts in ggplot in shiny App in ubuntu

I have a shiny app with a ggplot. If I upload it to shinyapps.io or if I make the ggplot outside a shinyapp in Rstudio it shows fonts correctly, but when I display it in the Rstudio browser or system ...
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Urdu fonts issue in Lubuntu 18.04

I have installed Lubuntu 18.04 on my Compaq 6910p, I customized Firefox fonts and LightDM gtk as well. The issue is whenever I copy MS fonts (calibri times new roman and some other) to fonts directory ...
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How do I install the Roboto font?

How do I install the regular, sans-serif version (not the monospace version) of Google's Roboto font on Ubuntu? There's a question about Roboto Mono but my question is about Roboto, not the monospace ...
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I want to learn another language / alphabet, namely BayBayin. How to get the fonts and how to install, please?

I use Ubuntu Linus English, US. But I want to learn another language, Baybayin, and install the fonts. And I would like to know how to switch between them, as I need.
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Gnome - Interface Text Font Weight

I've got my Interface Text, Document Text and Legacy Window Titles set to use either Medium or Bold variants of the San Francisco font, but as you can see from the side bar, it defaults to Regular. ...
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I have a Fontconfig Error in Chromium Ubuntu 18.04 wayland

Firstly my emoticons are just black and white on youtube and other sites. It worked up until a couple months ago, then randomly worked a couple days ago. I tried installing Noto and I think I may have ...
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Change fontsize of thai letters

I have Ubuntu 18.04 as a server, using it as Webserver, so no Desktop. I am developping a site which uses Thai letters, for php and mysql everythin is OK. But I want to see the thai letters also in my ...
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How can I make all fonts show a sample string for comparison?

For a specific task I want to select a decent font. For that I want to compare the text “E G PM” for all my installed fonts (or even more). Especially the bold face of a font (if it has any) will more ...
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How do I change font in applications and desktop - Ubuntu 18

Newbie here. I installed gnome-tweek-tool and helped me to change fonts in most places. However, I can't change shown font in applications. Currently, in chrome, some apps, sites, desktop ubuntu ...
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How to make feedly look better in Kubuntu Firefox like in Firefox in Windows?

Here is the screenshot of feedly in Windows Firefox: Screenshot of feedly in Kubuntu: Also how can I make Kubuntu more polished? My current customization: Latte Dock Paprius Icon theme And Adapta ...
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VLC Player does not display bold subtitles/font (regardless which font is selected)

When I was using Windows, VLC was able to display any font properly: Regular and bold. But when I started using Ubuntu and used the pre-installed VLC player, only the normal font variant was displayed ...
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Install font without messing up firefox

I installed the Roboto font to be able to use it in LibreOffice: mv ~/Downloads/Roboto ~/.fonts/ This works fine, the font can be used in LibreOffice as intended. However, for some reason firefox ...
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Printing font change pdf

When I print a PDF in (Evince) document viewer it changes the font making the document hard to read. It looks something courier but the spacing is messed up. If I print in Mendeley the document comes ...
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Ubuntu 19.04 Epson TX135 Printing problems with fonts

Sorry for my poor english. My Epson TX135 stops printing text after upgrade to 19.04. It only prints images. Reinstalled drivers from Epson`s support site, removed the printer and added it again but ...
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Change mirror for ttf-mscorefonts-installer

Is it possible to change a mirror where ttf-mscorefonts-installer downloads fonts from? Currently, e.g. http://downloads.sourceforge.net/corefonts/arial32.exe is blocked from my company office, but I ...
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Installed Typecatcher Fonts Not Showing Up in Inkscape?

I installed google fonts with Typecatcher, but they are not showing up in Inkscape. Any ideas?
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Xfce, evolution, need same font for all, working area and email head, body

Os Linux local 5.0.0-21-lowlatency #22-Ubuntu SMP PREEMPT Tue Jul 2 14:10:55 UTC 2019 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux Need In Xfce, evolution mail, I need same font for all. Problem As you can see ...
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How can I set different languages to use the same font system-wide?

In some applications I use through Firefox/Chromium but also the Desktop, English and Greek use different fonts.
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GRUB customizer changes appearance but not in the right way

I changed background image and font styles as shown below in the GRUB customizer. My default bootloader is Windows, so when I have to get into Ubuntu I have to click on Ubuntu part and get in. So when ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 / Gnome 3.28 - How to change default Emoji Font (Noto Color Emoji) to different font?

Ubuntu 18.04 introduced out-of-the-box color emoji support, and it ships with the google noto color emoji font by default. However i want to replace those emojis with the Blobmojis (https://github....
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Evince and fc-match think Windows 8.1 courbd.ttf is worse match than DejaVu Sans Book font

I have invoice PDF where the shop's software uses Courier New and Courier New Bold fonts. However, both Evince and fc-match decide (assuming through Fontconfig) that my Windows 8.1 original Courier ...
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What to do with announcement about ttf-mscorefonts-installer?

After last update of Ubuntu 18.04 LTS to newest kernel 4.15.0-55-generic 23.7.2019 I started to receive daily automatic notifications after each booting that I should install ttf-mscorefonts-installer....
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Bold font for activities part of top bar when active

A while back I was playing with the top bar of a particular gnome-shell and I was wondering how would one make the activities part (or the activities panel button's text) bold when using the MacBuntu ...
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Varying window scale/resolution problem on Ubuntu 18.04 with gnome on 4k ultra hd

I am normally a Mint+cinnamon user but trying to fix my friend's out-of-the-box Dell + Ubuntu 18.04.2 and Gnome. The computer has a ultra 4k infinityedge touch screen. He's new to Linux so I am ...
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I cannot set DejaVu Sans Mono in gnome-terminal

The problem: When I try to select the font, there is no regular DejaVu Sans Mono, only the bold, book, and oblique variations. Here a screenshot. However, if LibreOffice Writer shows the font, and I ...
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Linux File Names converted to blank rect after running sudo fc-cache -f -v

I'm beginner in Linux. I have downloaded some fonts from net and I made some mistake to rebuild Ubuntu by these fonts. So I copied them to .fonts folder in home directory. After that I run this ...