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I use "Comic Sans MS" font on my web page. The web page looks OK if I open it under Windows and MAC. But it does not work under Linux. How can I solve this problem? May be I can put the font on my web server? Is this font available for free? Can it slow down my page? Or may be I can replace "Comic Sans MS" by another font which is similar and is available on the 3 operation systems?

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This isn't really SF releated. Also bancomicsans.com –  Zoredache May 13 '10 at 17:25
    
Should really go on doctype.com. Not really any place for this one on the trilogy sites. –  squillman May 13 '10 at 17:31
    
Probably better on Superuser.com (it is a question that essentially boils down to installing fonts...) –  voretaq7 May 13 '10 at 17:33
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I haven't seen it, but I can guarantee that your web page does not look OK to anyone anywhere. –  Hasaan Chop May 13 '10 at 18:57
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It might look ok to me, I delete Comic Sans from all my windows machines :P –  Blorgbeard May 13 '10 at 19:19

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  1. Comic Sans is the world's most hated font (See http://bancomicsans.com/ )
  2. If you still want to use Comic Sans you need to install the Comic Sans font. you don't say what Linux you're running, but these instructions are reasonably universal: http://www.wikihow.com/Install-True-Type-Fonts-on-Ubuntu
    • Note that this only helps you: Other Linux users may not have Comic Sans installed
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There's a font I hate much much more than that, it's similar to the toys'r'us logo. –  Lohoris May 13 '10 at 17:46
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+1 Comic Sans is horrible. –  Mitch May 13 '10 at 19:21

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