Questions tagged [ubuntu-font-family]

Questions that relate to the appearance & usage of the Ubuntu Font Family. These fonts are OpenType TTF based, designed by London-based type foundry Dalton Maag.

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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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What is the full path name of the default font file used in a Terminal

After upgrading from 16.04 to 20.04, some characters in the font used by the terminal got weird, e.g., bigger than other characters and colored other than black. I think the easiest way for me to fix ...
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Firefox/Chomium always uses DejaVu fonts, even though system fonts are different

I have recently re-installed xubuntu 20.04. I noticed that some fonts were off. so I opened the inspector in firefox dev-tools and noticed that the font used is DejaVu, although my system fonts are ...
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What Unicode fonts does Ubuntu console use?

As per subject I would like to know what are the fonts that Ubuntu console uses, especially the eastern Unicode. I tried loading the Ubuntu Monospace both regular and bold, but seems like all the ...
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Font has been changed

why has the font of my terminal been changed?
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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 ...
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Ubuntu 18.04: How to customize the font face and size in Dash to panel extension? [duplicate]

How do I change the font and font size in dash to panel?
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I want to know what is font-family in Ubuntu!

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04, and I really like this font-family. Soon, I will replace my laptop. And I want to take this font to my new laptop. Can I know what is font-family that used in Ubuntu 18.04? ...
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Uyghur Arabic scripts are displayed incorrectly in web-browser

Previously, Uyghur scripts are very normal in browsers but not now. The characters are not connected properly. The space between them is obvious. Besides that, the characters didn't change their shape ...
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Is the Ubuntu Sans font free for commercial use? [duplicate]

For example, use as a font for a book, logo, etc.
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gnome-terminal default font for not supported characters

How to check what is the default font used by gnome-terminal, when user defined font doesn't support some characters? I have configured monospace-font as 'Ubuntu Mono'. $ gsettings get org.gnome....
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"CUNEIFORM SIGN LUGAL" is displayed just as rectangle. How can I fix it?

On this page or here in Wikibooks on Sumerian, there are lot of missing characters, where only rectangles are displayed instead. How can I fix it? I would like to see those characters.
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How to install nepali unicode traditional font in ubuntu 16.4?

I have installed Nepali font int my pc with the help of this page Help with using Nepali Unicode Keyboard Layout ( Romanized ) and Language Support! and unicode romanized is installed I want to ...
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Unable to get profont to work on Ubuntu 16.04

I know it's an issue with the bitmap fonts being disabled by default but I'm unable to get Profont (http://tobiasjung.name/profont/) to work. The best link (http://chrisacheson.net/blog/2009/03/21/how-...
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Problem rendering compound letters in Devanagari and other Indian scripts (for languages - Hindi, Marathi, ...) [duplicate]

I am having trouble getting letters to be rendered properly when created as combinations of two or more partial letters (this is a special feature of some Indian scripts, you can form compound sounds ...
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Unreadable rectangular font

Followed from previous post: Rectangles instead of text I am using ubuntu 16.10.After installation of ubuntu these rectangular boxes appeared in the homepage of google, where in place of the ...
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wget or curl commands to download ubuntu fonts?

I ssh into my webserver, and I need to grab the ubuntu fonts for my website. What are the appropriate wget or curl commands to accomplish this?
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Tofu character on Workbench

Everything else is OK, but can not display right text on Popup and Menu.
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What is default system font name? [duplicate]

Ubuntu 14.04: what is default system font name? EDIT: This font is not Ubuntu. Ubuntu font look different: See the difference?
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Why are Ubuntu Mono letters so small? [closed]

I like Ubuntu Mono for coding, but one thing about the font puzzles me. Almost every editor I use it in, I have to set the size of Ubuntu Mono two points higher than other fonts to make the letters ...
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Why "Ubuntu light" font is rendered with normal width when set as interface font in gnome?

I'm trying to get sharp fonts on my hidpi screen of gnome Ubuntu 16.04. I can get results with "Sawasdee" font, but not with "Ubuntu Light" font which looks better to my taste. Any one knows how to ...
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Render webpages in Ubuntu font

I recently switched from Windows to Ubuntu and I love the default font in this OS. Is there any way to make my Chrome webpages load in that same font? I tried setting the font to 'Ubuntu' in the ...
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How can I install Gangal's font in Linux?

I use Sopi Marathi software in Windows for Marathi Typing. But I unable to read that font into Linux. How can I install Gangal's font in Ubuntu?? I read http://techblog.shyamjoshi.in/...
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Downloading Google Fonts

Is it possible to download all google fonts and have them available under Ubuntu? This would help my webdev.
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The 'reboot required' character doesn't render with PuTTY and Ubuntu Mono

I have "Remote character set" to "UTF-8" and the font set to "Ubuntu Mono, 12-point". The Ubuntu logo character render correctly but not the "reboot required" character. Is there a way to fix this? ...
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Distorted font in toolbars and any system windows

My fonts on toolbars and system (Ubuntu 14.04) windows look like this image: http://tinypic.com/r/21juc6o/8 I've tried changing the theme and font size but it's still very unreadable. This sometimes ...
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Include Ubuntu Font in Game

Am I allowed to include the (unmodified) Ubuntu font in my game and distribute it together? The situation is, that I like the font, but because the game is written in python, it also runs under ...
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Ubuntu font .otf format

I have been unable to find an .otf version of the Ubuntu font family, only .ttf formats. I have downloaded the .ttf font files from the website.
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Android Studio doesn't render Ubuntu Mono Font well

It doesn't even recognise it as a Monospaced font. Then it only shows anti-aliasing when the font size is set to 20 or over. But for other fonts it does it at 16. The result is ugly looking fonts and ...
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Some fonts come up as fractions in applications

My skype has long since been using a fraction font to display caller names. This looked funny but didn't bother me since I knew who I was calling. However Now I am trying to login with the Everpad ...
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How to check if a ttf file contains a certain character? [duplicate]

Using the command line, how can I check if a *.ttf file contains a certain character? I want to know if the font-file Ubuntu-R.ttf contains the U+2007 (FIGURE SPACE) character.
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CPU Load is 100% non-stop after installing 500 new fonts

Since I installed 500 new fonts and cleaned data with BleachBit, My CPU loading is 100% non-stop every time I turn on my laptop or restart it. After waiting few time in power off, I switched it on ...
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What is the default Window title font in Unity Desktop?

I have installed unity in my Ubuntu Gnome installation and using Unity Tweak Tool to customize. What is the default window title font in Unity? (I have changed everything else)
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Specify hinting for a certain font

I am using Droid fonts were possible. I have KDE. Droid fonts look perfect with full hinting, but Ubuntu font do not. Ubuntu font looks good with no or slight hinting, but then Droid fonts look bad. ...
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font stuck in Wingdings

Hello Ubuntu Community, My son inadvertently changed the computer font to Wingdings and now we cannot figure out how to get back a readable font. All we see are the symbols. ANY SUGGESTIONS??
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Changing default font in GRUB2 - 'Unknown gsub font feature'

I wanted to change a default GRUB2 because it's to small for me. I downloaded ubuntu font and tried to convert it to *.pf2: grub-mkfont -s -16 --range=0x0-0x7f -o ./ubufont.pf2 ubuntufont.ttf but ...
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Ubuntu font with Empathy

Empathy use Ubuntu font for the UI, but the chat texts is in the Sans. How is it possible to use Ubuntu font for them too?
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Ubuntu Font for Arabic and Urdu

I have been following Ubuntu's design and my interest is Ubuntu's font. The webpage, http://font.ubuntu.com/ , seems to be dead and there isn't any progress. Is the Ubuntu Font for Arabic and Urdu ...
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To use the license of Ubuntu Font face, what specifically i have to cite in my website?

I want to use the fonts available in http://font.ubuntu.com/ in my personal website, but I dont know what text I have to include in "Legal Information & Notices" section of my website. I have ...
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Ubuntu font is wrong in Kubuntu 12.10

After upgrading from Kubuntu 12.04 to Kubuntu 12.10, I have a peculiar and very specific font problem. My default font all along has been Ubuntu 11. Now it shows up as bolded -- that is, Ubuntu Bold ...
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How do I set Ubuntu Bold Font as the window titlebar font?

I've made a fresh Ubuntu 12.10 install and the Ubuntu Bold font is missing from the font selection screens. This means that if I try to use Ubuntu Tweak to set the title font for windows as "Ubuntu ...
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Can I use Ubuntu font in my commercial software running on Windows CE? [duplicate]

I'm now making commercial software for Windows CE O/S, and I want to embed Ubuntu font to my software. The file format will be converted to my own format to speed up my software. In this case, am I ...
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Math-font from the Ubuntu font family?

Does anyone know if there will be (or already are) any possibilities to use the Ubuntu font family for mathematical typesetting in LaTeX? It says “Dalton Maag, a London-based studio, has laid the ...
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Why is the font spacing on some websites broken?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 on a Dell Studio 15 and so far am really impressed. I could not find a solution for my problem by googling. The fonts on some websites do not have proper spacing. they ...
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How to replace the Ubuntu Font with other fonts for general text display? [duplicate]

How to replace the Ubuntu font with the Windows ClearType font, Mac OS X font or other fonts for general text display (given that you have the neccesary files)?
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Font corruption Ubuntu 12.04 Mirosoft Office 2007 / Google earth & Adobe

When using MS office 2007 applications I get lines going through text fields on excel spreadsheets and also when I open or save any MS Office document. I am using crossover to run office but I'm also ...
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Monospace font is not mono spaced in eclipse, why?

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 12.04, and I see that when using eclipse for editing source code, the bold characters displayed with the Monospace font are actually thicker than the non-bold ones. Thus, ...
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What was the default font for Ubuntu 11.04?

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my system.Everything is going fine.But I thing I got that it has different font by default.So I want to change it in Gedit and Terminal from this question.But I want ...
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How do I change the default font for the terminal and gedit?

I want to change the font style in terminal and for default gedit as well.So how to change the font type in Ubuntu 12.04?Any help and suggestions will be appreciable.
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Where's the default Farsi(Persian) font file?

There is a default font for each language in ubuntu, which is displayed in menus, captions, etc. As far as I'm concerned they're located in /usr/shared/fonts. My problem is that I can't find the ...
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