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I tried opening page which uses this font http://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Poiret+One however my web-browser whether it's chrome or firefox doesn't render it and just shows simple font (I thinks times new roman) however if I ssh from my machine to other machine which is also running linux and open same page with web browser inside it with X-server everything works fine.

Anyone knows why? How to fix it?

EDIT: html has this in <head> tag

<head> <link href='http://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Poiret+One' rel='stylesheet' type='text/css'> </head>

Shouldn't my browser download that font automatically?

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Have you checked in font manager that Poiret One is installed? –  BJ292 Mar 17 '12 at 12:04
    
@BJ292 no, I don't know how to check and is it necessery for everyone to install that font if they visit that website which uses that font? –  Templar Mar 17 '12 at 13:46
    
Unless it is using a WOFF file it needs to be available on the local PC. The font manager should be available under the graphics menu –  BJ292 Mar 17 '12 at 21:42
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If Poiret One is not pre-installed on your PC, your browser can only render text using that font if the web page uses CSS3 to specify an accessible URL for a WOFF file that the browser can download.

It may be that the HTML and CSS don't provide this or that local network settings make the WOFF file inaccessible?

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What if it's written like that? Shouldn't browser download it? <head> <link href='http://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Poiret+One' rel='stylesheet' type='text/css'> </head> –  Templar Mar 17 '12 at 14:21
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