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The console doesn't use TTF fonts, like Inconsolata. You can use an application like Fbterm that can draw text with freetype2 to allow you to use TTF/OTF type fonts.


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I would take a look in the /etc/fonts configuration directory. Specifically, the configuration files symlinked in /etc/fonts/conf.d could give you an idea how to configure your new font. PS: I am under the impression best practice would be to install your own fonts into /usr/local/share/fonts. This is probably not important, however, and may vary across ...


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Some programs list the font files like bold, italic, bold italic (given in different .otf files) as different fonts. Other programs let you chose the main font, and automatically select a different source file (font if you will) when you apply attributes like "bold" inside the program. Some programs may also not be able to interpret certain characteristics ...


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AFAIK, Monaco doesn't have very good glyph coverage. You're probably seeing the fallback font on your mac. I set Monaco's fallback font as Dejavu Sans Mono on linux, It looks fine for most symbols. Menlo works too.


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I've used to face same problem but I've solved adding another folder instead of use the default gimp's .... Have you reviewed the GIMP's folders configuration ? Also you can add folder for example in your /home/user1561108/myFavFonts


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Sometimes my system gets freezed You needs to figure out what's triggered the freeze, try tail /var/log/dmesg or journalctl -f get ERR logs how to fix this? You can try restart Xserver, instead of power cycle your machine. Using keyboard combination ctrl+art+backspace or using GUI implements or killall X (you ought to start Xserver at ...


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I just found the solution to my problem, which occurred on new installations of both Debian 7 and Debian 8. The problem was that the kernel did not switch the graphic mode during boot. I noticed some error messages in the log complaining that firmware-linux-nonfree was missing. Doing $ sudo apt-get install firmware-linux-nonfree solved the problem.



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