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How to set fractional font size in terminal?

I'm trying to set the font in gnome-terminal to 9.5, which is ideal for me. I have installed many programming fonts, viz. proggy, anonymous-pro, terminus, inconsolata, droid-monovar, consolas, gohu, ...
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Issues when dwm was patched with tab and pango

I have patched dwm 6.0 with dwm-6.0-pertag-tab-v2a.diff and dwm-6.0-pango.diff. The topbar works correctly with true font type (Sans). But the tabbar is blank without title. How to fix this? I have no ...
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How to install a Google web font onto my Linux computer?

I need to install a Google font for use in Libre Office. I search through the web and found a solution meant for Ubuntu. I am using Fedora, which works differently. And also, I only need one font, not ...
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Centos 6 Eclipse font rendering at 8pt

I am running Centos 6.4 and Eclipse Juno and I like coding at 8pt size. I keep seeing a few letters with no spaces in between them. I have tried DejaVu Sans Mono Book, Droid Sans Mono etc. The font in ...
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Fonts not displaying well, Linux

I downloaded a set of truetype fonts and copied them to /usr/share/font/truetype, I gave them a 644 permission and did fc-cache -f but they are still not displaying. It is a fixed-width font and I ...
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How to improve font rendering in Jedit?

I have started using Jedit due to easy to set up custom language syntax and folding. It is looking good except the fact that the font rendering seems to be the worst among all the editors (at least on ...
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Changing X.org default font

Installed ArchLinux, run X server, i3wm and some gtk+ applications (chromium, gedit etc.). Applications use font which is the same as my virtual console's font (Terminus I guess). How to switch to ...
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Chrome 33 shows ugly, blocky, pixelated fonts in Linux

After updating to the latest version of Chrome (33) on my Gentoo Linux box, certain sites such as GitHub have started rendering with ugly, pixelated, non-antialiased fonts. Small text is now basically ...
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Different fonts in URXVT for users on the same computer

Two different desktop users on the same machine with the same fonts and the same xrdb are getting different fonts in URXVT, and one of them looks horrible. I have no idea what could be causing the ...
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1answer
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Location of xterm fonts on Debian 7

I'm trying to get xterm working on a cloud server that I've just created. I've installed xterm, when run it I get xterm: cannot load font ...
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1answer
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Legacy X11 application only sees very few fonts

I have a very old X11 application (over 10 years) that runs in a chrooted environment on my OpenSuse desktop. It used to look fine and over the years I have updated the Linux distribution several ...
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xterm default bold font

This is my .Xresources chunk for xterm xterm*background: #3E3E3E xterm*bellIsUrgent: true xterm*foreground: gray xterm*cursorBlink: true xterm*cursorColor: gray xterm*cursorUnderLine: true ...
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fontconfig: cannot change font family

this is my ~/.config/fontconfig/fonts.conf <?xml version="1.0"?> <!DOCTYPE fontconfig SYSTEM "fonts.dtd"> <fontconfig> <match target="font"> <edit ...
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Installing fonts on GUI-less Linux for wkhtmltoimage

I'm having difficulties getting wkhtmltoimage to recognize fonts not installed on my CentOS 5.8 box. I've tried installing the font I need (Verdana) via .rpm but that didn't seem to work. I tried ...
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font-config: specific style as generic family

Hello I need help with setting Source Code Pro as monospace font on Fedora 20/KDE. I downloaded version 1.017 from SourceForge and copied seven otf files to /usr/share/fonts/SourceCodePro/. Here are ...
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_Working_ sub-pixel rendering with Linux

This is what I am looking for. Beware: I don't want the simple pixel-level antialiasing. I am looking for real, subpixel-rendered fonts. That means, practically, anti-aliasing under the pixel level. ...
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Pango fonts not working in Xdmx

In order to split up one output device into two screens, I am using two Xephyr nested displays and combining them using Xdmx with Xinerama enabled, as described here. Xdmx +xinerama -display :1 ...
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installed new otf font but is not listed in terminal

IMPORTANT: I don't have root access to machine I'm working on. I installed otf font in my home directory using ...
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1answer
158 views

Font in remote X connection

I have a headless Gentoo box and would like to run X app on it but forward the display to a Cygwin Xorg server running on my Windows PC. It works but I am not sure in this case if I specify some ...
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1answer
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removing bold characters from artwitz-fonts drift in urxvt

just switched my urxvt font to artwtiz-fonts drift, is there any way i can stop bold characters from displaying, they hurt my eyes? the line in ~/.Xdefaults is: urxvt*font:xft:drift:pixelsize=12 ...
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1answer
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Point Size with X11 Fonts

I'm trying to set up my fonts on a bare bones X windows system, but my settings aren't giving me the results I expect. I'm using Terminator as my terminal. I've set my Terminator font to "Monospace ...
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Shell command to find width of a text rendered with some font

I need to find the width, in pixels, of a string displayed with some font. I know that I can do: dzen2-textwidth \ -adobe-times-medium-r-normal--8-80-75-75-p-44-iso8859-1 \ "A Tale of Two ...
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How to make fonts look similar in urxvt and gnome-based applications

I have recently switched from gnome-terminal to urxvt, which I like much better. However, I like the way the fonts are rendered in gnome-based applications better. Here is a screenshot comparing urxvt ...
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The font-rendering in Mint 15 / Cinnamon looks too light

So I tried some ways. I installed my favorite font (a bind of MS-Yahei and Consolas), and it looks light and not clean on the screen. Compared to my previous choice Xubuntu, the font on Xubuntu looks ...
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how to install mangal.ttf on linux (centos)

I've downloaded mangal.ttf from cghs.nic.in/hindiFont.jsp and copied it to /usr/share/fonts/TTF ; somehow the system is not able to recognize it (I'm verifying same using LaTeX). Is there any ...
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Font smoothing in the Terminal

I've noticed that the fonts that the default font on emacs is a lot smoother and easier on the eye than the font inside the terminal. Although they are both supposedly monospace 12 fonts, I was ...
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310 views

View number of glyphs in a given font for Linux

For a given ttf or otf font, how to get meta information? Information such as how many glyphs were used, what tool was used, what version of font we have, its label, etc? For windows machine, I have ...
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How to get the Monaco font for Linux

I'm interested in getting the following font, which is called Monaco. This user says that it is Monaco, and so as confirmed by slhck. But still I don't know where I can get this font (or something ...
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GTK+ 3 Menu configuration for Emacs

I don't like the GTK based emacs (Screenshot #1) and still prefer the tradition emacs (Screenshot #2), which I get from Ubuntu PPA. The fundamental difference is that the tradition emacs looks ...
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How to let gnome-terminal to use specific font to display punctuations in their full width forms? (·‘’“”)

I'd like to use SimSun(宋体) font to display interpunct/middle dot ·, single quotes (curly) ‘’, double quotes (curly) “” characters in their full width forms, because it's easy to distinguish them from ...
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Linux: configure font to be treated as monospace

I'm trying to use the OCR-A font on Ubuntu. But it's not configured properly to be recgnized as monospace font. I understand that I need to have a local fonts.conf file or somethign like that. But ...
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setting monospaced font on Emacs?

I used to use liberation mono font on emacs (on X11) on an Ubuntu system using the following command and it worked great: (custom-set-faces '(default ((t (:inherit nil :stipple nil :background ...
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1answer
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linux-mint Font size increased to a large size, now every window garbels display

Hey guys I have made a blunder. While i was playing with cinnamon settings I set the font size to 990 from the font icon available in cinnamon settings. Now I cant use any applications because of the ...
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139 views

Set DPI of individual applications in Linux

In order to test a Qt application I'm working on I need to run it with various DPI settings to see how it looks. I can change the DPI settings globally in a couple of ways (Appearance->Fonts or ...
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How to disable font smoothing on Firefox 18 for Linux?

On my Ubuntu 12.10 machine, I've updated Firefox to version 18 some minutes ago. After that, fonts on sites are too smooth and now it's difficult to read for me. I found some advices about my problem ...
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750 views

How to check which font the system uses?

Is there a terminal command which allows me to see which font is used in a Linux terminal window?
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678 views

In Xorg fontconfig, why two font caches, /var/cache and $HOME? Possible to get rid of the latter?

In Xorg fontconfig, there're (at least) two fontcaches, by default /var/cache/fontconfig and ~/.fontconfig, defined in /etc/fonts/fonts.conf. Q1. But what's the rationale? Only one, the system wide ...
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Fonts Corrupted in Fedora

So I imported ubuntu-font-family folder using application Fontmatrix. It did so & integrated them well. However after that something bad happened. Plus I can't see any documents containing ...
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1answer
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Any Unix with Windows XP like fonts?

I'd like to try a Linux- or BSD-based OS on my desktop. But all distros I've seen so far have fonts that feel unnatural after Windows XP. Could you recommend a distributive or a way to make them like ...
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Why is the font “blacked” when it's magnified a lot?

When I enlarge the font in a web page, sometimes the font gets thick, "black-ed", why is that? And after a few mouse scrolls:
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Look strange on gvim after applying Source Sans Pro font

I downloaded the Source Sans Pro font and install on my Fedora17(Xfce). I did mkfontscale, mkfontdir, fc-cache -fv, and after fc-list, could see it on the list. Then I changed guifont in gvim to ...
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1answer
762 views

Installing msttcorefonts on Linux Mint

I am trying to get Times New Roman on LibreOffice. I ran: sudo apt-get install msttcorefonts I think it downloaded, but it doesn't appear in the OpenOffice drop down list of fonts.
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1answer
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openSUSE doesn't show some unicode characters

I installed openSUSE 12.1 yesterday and it doesn't show some unicode characters, like Kannada characters. I'm using KDE. What do?
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1answer
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Is there a way to know the font type used by console and its location in linux?

Anyone knows how to trace this? I'm learning the way font works by doing this BTW.
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Installing pcf fonts on Gentoo for urxvt and Awesome wm

I downloaded the linux version of Profont from here And I have no idea how to install it. I want to be able to use it for urxvt and awesome wm. What should I do?
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Font sizes changing in VMware Linux guest OS in dual-monitor setup

Good day. I have a Slackware Linux VM that I run on my laptop. I have it setup to use both my laptop screen and an external monitor in full-screen mode so my guest OS can use both screens ...
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Any XFree86 font close to the old redhat Luxi mono?

I'm on a Debian 6.0 system but miss the old fonts on those old red hat systems, the luxi mono, if I remember correctly. Are there any close variants in the free font family? Thanks.
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GTK Fonts are too big

My GTK fonts are very big. When I want them to look good I have to set the size to 7. But I think this is very low and not the solution. I think it should be around 12. 7 sounds like a workaround to ...
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1answer
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emacs won't start due to “No fonts match `Inconsolata-12'”

Several weeks ago, I tried to customize my default font face Emacs 21.4.1 running on CentOS 5.5, and now emacs won't start. emacs will start with the -fn flag. However, I can't find where ...
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Get Supported Unicode Ranges from Font *.ttf file on Ubuntu

I have some fonts in 'ttf' format on my Ubuntu machine. I want to know some metadata of those fonts, about which unicode ranges and which non-unicode codepages those font files are supporte. How I ...