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What is wrong with Korean displaying on the browser?

When I display Korean letters on Google Chrome browser on Ubuntu Linux, I see that the fonts are rendered, but the spacing is wrong. It looks like this: A close up: What is wrong, and how can I ...
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ImageMagick installing TrueType Font Support

I am trying to install ImageMagick from source, but I can not get it to install truetype. $ ./configure Option Value ...
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0answers
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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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1answer
211 views

Fonts look thinner in gtk application when not using gnome

The fonts in gtk applications such as emacs or gedit look thinner than in other applications when I use awesome as windows manager. Switching back to unity solve the problem. For instance DejaVu Sans ...
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2answers
86 views

Where to find “Serif” font from Ubuntu to be installed and used on Windows?

I've been using TeXworks 0.4.5 r1280 in Windows 7 and TeXworks 0.5 r952 in Ubuntu 12.04. I like the font on Ubuntu much more than on Windows. It is easier to read and to work with. On Ubuntu this font ...
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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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1answer
349 views

Firefox subpixel rendering on Ubuntu

I was reading this here blog entry and the page was driving my eyes NUTS. Seems like it's the fault of Firefox on Ubuntu 12.04. It's had this problem before, it seems but it should be fixed. ...
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1answer
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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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2answers
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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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Font alias for remote X server connection

I am connecting to remote server to launch an X application (qmon). After I type ssh myserver -X and launch the application, I get the following error: Warning: Cannot convert string ...
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3answers
838 views

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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ubuntu mono font on vim across linux and windows have different spacing?

On windows gvim: http://i.imgur.com/K8cjO3U.png On ubuntu gvim(same on vim): http://i.imgur.com/Nudu5o8.png Why is the padding across the two operating systems so different? Is this a changable ...
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1answer
434 views

Weird rendering of font Helvetica in Chrome

It started happening after I installed the Helvetica font on my system (at least I think that was the trigger). I tried to install Helvetica on my Ubuntu 12.10 system but the font viewer crashed ...
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2answers
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Font size of emacs in ubuntu

I use emacs in ubuntu and I use Monaco 10 as its default font. However, the font rendering seems a bit odd compared to my gnome terminal with the same font size: It's a bit smaller and not as clear as ...
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1answer
238 views

How do I make Emacs honor ~/.fonts.conf?

I am running Ubuntu 10.10 and I've installed the emacs-snapshot package via apt-get. When I run this Emacs, it honors my ~/.fonts.conf file. (I can tell because the fonts change if I remove the file.) ...
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1answer
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How to make fonts smooth and readable in Debian/Ubuntu?

What is the best, most foolproof way of getting nice font rendering in Linux? Currently, I am experiencing thin, ugly fonts (shown below). I have wasted too much time tweaking fonts.conf, and I have ...
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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 ...
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1answer
895 views

Why are Firefox fonts so tiny on KDE?

I use Firefox 10 on Ubuntu 12.04, in KDE. In for instance Chrome and Konqueror, the fonts look alright, but in Firefox the fonts are tiny, almost too hard to read.
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1answer
446 views

NetBeans ubuntu font monospaced plane 15 for Eclipse

I use NetBeans IDE for Java web development, and I really enjoy NetBeans Monospaced font for Ubuntu. But now I started using Eclipse for Android projects and I would like to know if there's anyway of ...
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Small font all 'new' messages suddenly in Gmail on Ubuntu in Opera, why?

This seemed to happen out of the blue. I have been using Opera for years. I can't find anywhere in Gmail to change the default font that is used in Opera. Ubuntu is Version 11 Opera is version 11.6 ...
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2answers
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How can I get Courier 10 Pitch font for Windows?

I created some SVG drawings using Inkscape on my Ubuntu. I now want to edit the SVGs using Inkscape running on Windows 7. The problem: the drawings has text formatted with Courier 10 Pitch font which ...
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1answer
412 views

Ubuntu - use all Windows fonts

How, in Ubuntu, would one go about setting up their fonts so that they are the exact same as they would be on Windows? Note: This is not asking how to install the fonts, but which fonts go with which ...
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How to install the “David” bold and regular fonts on Ubuntu?

How can I install the "David" bold and regular fonts on Ubuntu?
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1answer
178 views

multilingual font in gimp (ubuntu linux)

I have some hindi fonts in my linux (they even work in vim, when I try to to view some downloaded hindi webpages). Now, in gimp, it does show various multilingual fonts (hindi as well as others). ...
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How do you remove fonts from Ubuntu?

When I look at the font list in OpenOffice in Ubuntu there are dozens of fonts that all look the same. They are obviously there for various non-latin alphabets but I have not installed those language ...
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2answers
998 views

xterm font color (and ubuntu rgb.txt)

I tried xterm -fg gray and xterm -fg grey but both gave Warning: color name... is not defined. I am on ubuntu and there is no rgb.txt in /etc/X11/rgb.txt How can I launch xterm with custom fg/bg ...
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How do I get the font 'Myriad Pro' for linux (Ubuntu)

I've done some googling on this and I can't seem to find this font for ubuntu. I believe that it's an adobe font.
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Browser fonts have messed up Anti Aliasing in Ubuntu 10.04

After years of developing on Windows (.NET) I kept hearing about all these new kids on the block using Ruby and Python. Since I wanted to try them I thought it would be nice to check out Linux at the ...
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2answers
978 views

Opentype fonts in OpenOffice

How to get opentype fonts in .otf format working on Ubuntu and OpenOffice 3.2? It would be great if I could use opentype features in OOo, but I'll be glad enough if I could use them even converted to ...
4
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1answer
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Ubuntu Lucid (10.04) subpixel font rendering crashes Xorg

I really don't know how to solve this on my own so I thought giving this site a chance. After upgrading to Lucid I ran into some problems. With some experimenting I came to a conclusion that if I ...
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2answers
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Antialias not working in ubuntu lucid lynx 10.04

I have recently upgraded from karmic to lucid (plain ubuntu using gnome). Everything worked fine, but the characters now aren't anti-aliased any more, as you can appreciate from the screenshot: ...
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688 views

the font of xubuntu

HI: How to set the default font for different language in the xubuntu? For example, I am using xubuntu9.10(English release),and I do not like the default English and Chinese font. I have tried to ...
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How to change font size in gnome-shell panel

I tried gnome-shell in Ubuntu by using the gnome-shell --replace command. It works well but I think the font size in the shell panel is too big. Is possible to custom the font size in gnome-shell ...
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2answers
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Is it possible to install the Helvetica font on linux?

I don't know too much about the licensing issues surrounding fonts, but I would like to install Helvetica on my machine for my own personal use. I haven't been able to find a whole lot about this on ...
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2answers
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Demystifying Font Appearance on Linux : The Proper Way

Can someone enlighten me on the way font appearance (hinting, antialiasing) works? As far as I understand, There is .fonts.conf There are individual font settings for Gnome, XFCE and KDE (or do they ...
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1answer
280 views

Font issues on Ubuntu 9.04

I have issues with two specific fonts on Ubuntu. Calibri: The font is quite small compared to other fonts and as a result, quite visibly pixelated. Monaco: In multiple lines of text, it tends to ...
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votes
4answers
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How to get Firefox to use MS TrueType fonts for Helvetica, Times, etc?

I'm using (Windows) TrueType fonts on my Ubuntu workstation (details), and am mostly happy with how fonts look, both in desktop apps and on the web (using Firefox). However, on some web pages, like ...
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Is it possible to use TrueType fonts in framebuffer?

Is it possible to use TrueType monosize fonts in console with framebuffer driver (vesafb)? I'm using Ubuntu.
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2answers
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How do I install fonts on Linux Mint?

I have some external fonts called Eaglefeather (Frank Lloyd Wright fonts) and I want to install them on to my Linux machine running Linux Mint 7 (Ubuntu based). I can't seem to get them to install ...
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6answers
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Better Ubuntu Fonts

I have been using Ubuntu for a while. I like it. I like it a lot. But once in a while, when I switch to Windows, I feel better because I really like the font. It feels really much pleasant to watch ...
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3answers
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Bad font anti-aliasing in Ubuntu

I'm switching from Fedora 8 to Ubuntu 9.04, and I can't seem to get it to get a good font anti-aliasing to work. It seems that Ubuntu's fontconfig tries to keep characters in integral pixel widths. ...
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Installing Microsoft ttf fonts on Ubuntu

I want to install a Microsoft Vista TTF font (lets say Consolas), on Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty Jackalope). How do I go about doing that?
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Firefox print to pdf font issue

I printed a web page to a pdf document in Firefox 3.5 on Ubuntu 9.04. I emailed it to a person who opened the pdf in Adobe Reader on Windows XP pro. They told me they got the following error when ...