Questions tagged [fontconfig]

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How do I make .bdf Format Bitmap Font work

I'm using an Arch-based Linux distro. Recently I started a New Ricing for my BSPWM. This time I want to use a bitmap font. Well I would like a font with glyphs, so I chose Siji. Previously I used some ...
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Detect path of font on Debian [duplicate]

I want know from name of font, the relative path on the system I know with fc-list show list of all fonts with relative path, but exist a command to show me only a font I need ? I tried fc-match but ...
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Regarding controlling the font/size of character in terminal

At present, I am using the linux system with the following version, bash-4.2$ lsb_release -idrc Distributor ID: RedHatEnterpriseWorkstation Description: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation release ...
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Set every font with spacing=100 as 'monospace'

Many of the fonts, including those from the package manager (currently running a Arch System) don't include the generic family as "serif", "monospace" and "cursive". So I ...
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arch linux xfce4 terminal font type gets wired after install some software

I'm using arch linux and started to install some software after xfce4 desktop. However, My font "Monospace Regular" suddenly became thin and flat after some software installed (I don't know ...
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Texmaker open file interface garbled

I have a problem when using Texmaker. When I use Texmaker to open a file, its user interfaces garbled. My OS is archlinux. I have tried system update and software reinstallation. It doesn't help. I ...
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Support for non-english fonts in arch linux

I'm having a bit of trouble setting the font for non-english text (arabic to be specific), i tried creating a file named 98-user.conf and copying it in /etc/fonts/conf.d/98-user.conf, the output of : ...
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How to create font alias that appears in font pickers?

I'm packaging a Java/AWT application that's hardcoded to use Microsoft fonts, which are missing on Linux. I could just install them as a dependency, but there's a side effect: some websites now render ...
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Does fontconfig use Ant naming pattern for glob'bing?

If there's a foo font I manually downloaded with many directories in it, is it a correct way to include all of them? <fontconfig> <selectfont> <rejectfont> &...
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How to forbid an (emoji) font only for one software?

Context : I'm using Luke Smith's version of st (suckless-terminal) with Monoid font for most Unicode symbols, and I noticed it usually crash when it sees some emojis, like U1F970, st tries to load a ...
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Chromium apps doesn't follow system font settings in Manjaro KDE

I have changed my font settings for both qt and gtk but chromium based apps like chrome, vs code and slack seems to be not following font settings. Here is a screenshot of the problem I'm having. ...
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Browser's Mechanism of font choosing on Linux Systems

Actually, I think my question is too basic, but, even after performing a deep search on internet, I still didn't understand how a browser selects a particular font for rendering a particular script on ...
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lcdfilter setting ignored by fontconfig

I want to use the LCD filter setting from https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/font_configuration#LCD_filter. The file already exists: $ cat /etc/fonts/conf.d/11-lcdfilter-default.conf <?xml ...
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Font size issue and screen tearing on Arch with Nvidia

I have followed instructions on how to setup font configuration as well as Nvidia drivers and their configuration. What is causing very small fonts in most of my applications? Below are the specifics ...
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fontconfig: Fallback font in a specific style

So I want to make it so that for a specific font family, that is, serif, the system uses a few fallback fonts for non Latin/Roman scripts in a specific style, that is, Italic. I've tried to make it ...
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Same font, same name, two different file formats. Which one does Fontconfig use?

I downloaded the Cozette font, which includes CozetteVector.ttf and CozetteVector.otf. I copied both of these files to ~/.local/share/fonts and ran fc-cache -v ~/.local/share/fonts. Now when I run fc-...
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Font used to display specific characters in gnome-terminal

I want to find out which font (i.e. the .ttf or .otf file name) is used for displaying a specific unicode character in my gnome-terminal (in order to setup my editor to use the same fonts). How can ...
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How do I change terminal font size in kali 2020.2

I've just installed the kali 2020.2 with kali-linux-2020.2-installer-amd64.iso in VMware 15.1.0. And I choose the default desktop environment "xfce". Everything looks good except when I open ...
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Is there a way to change default chinese fonts in en_US lanugage system?

I'm using DWM as my window manager and my favorite font is Source Code Pro. So I set it as my DWM's font. However, I always have some Chinese characters to display. But the Chinese character is so ...
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How to wildcard family and size in fontconfig, fc-match

I thought I had at least a conceptual understanding of fontconfig matching from reading man fonts.conf. But fc-match keeps behaving in ways that don't correspond to that supposed understanding. My ...
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How to fix missing fonts problem in debian (parrot os)

I have a problem with my Parrot OS machine that is using KDE. This is GIMP an image editing software. But like you see it misses some fonts so it displays these strange characters. GIMP is not the ...
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Setting the default style of a font in fonts.conf

I'm trying to set the default style of a font in fonts.conf because for whatever reason the bold version always gets matched: $ fc-match monospace LigaOperatorMonoSSm-Bold.otf: "Liga Operator Mono ...
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Unable to apply fonts in emonbar with fontconfig running Arch

I am running a new install of Arch linux, trying to set up lemonbar. I would like to use the JoyPixels font for emoticons, in both lemonbar and my terminal (st). I've installed fontconfig and ...
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weird unicode behaviour

I'm using Arch Linux and one thing I just can't seem to get right is the Unicode fonts. I'll give you an example of what goes wrong. Here's a screenshot of gucharmap: The selected glyph in the top ...
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Fontconfig: specify which bold font to use

I have an embedded application where I use the Ubuntu font (together with Qt and fontconfig). I’d like to use Ubuntu Light for regular text, and Ubuntu Regular for Bold text. Short of editing both ...
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How to override default font alias precedence

For cursive fonts I have both the URW Z003 and Écolier Court fonts installed. I want to use Écolier Court, but fc-match cursive shows that Z0003 is being chosen. I can't remove the Z003 font package ...
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Fonts too large. Where are all the places display scaling or dpi could be specified?

I have more than one desktop computer running Arch Linux KDE. All were initially configured the same. Now one of them now has a scaled up display. I have not found the setting that is responsible for ...
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fontconfig overriding normal weight and style of fonts

I want to override the weight or Normal style of a font. With the following config I can override the Regular weight/style to Medium but the Normal style (which also has the same weight as Regular) ...
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How to set terminus font as default in Arch linux

I am using dwm, no desktop environment package installed. I love using Terminus font in the terminal. Can I set my default font as Terminus, so that gui applications gets it automatically. I tried ...
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Fontconfig issues

A while ago, I posted a message about strange activity on my computer. Since, I did find a couple of new symptoms which seem to point to fontconfig and friends (fc-cache). I considered this sufficient ...
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xdiskusage marks fontconfig cache using 4 GB

even though xdiskusage marks fontconfig cache to be using using 4 GB, I can't find any file (even hidden ones) which exceeds 1MB, and there are only about 20-odd files in that directory. Is this an ...
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Reject all fonts from a directory except one with fontconfig

I'm trying to disable noto fonts for most other languages except a few using fontconfig. It used rejectfont and glob element to disable all. Then used acceptfont element but couldn't activate it. I'...
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How to increase font vertical spacing by using fonts.conf file?

I'm noticed in NetBeans in Windows 10 - if I set editor font to "Courier New" - line spacing is normal. Then if font is set to "DialogInput" - line spacing is about 1:2, easier to read/work. "...
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How to set default system font in CentOS?

I want to change system font used by applications globally (or per user) in CentOS. How to do that? Perhaps I should modify ~/.config/fontconfig/fonts.conf file? I would like to set Tahoma font for ...
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Configuring font rendering on CentOS - exactly like in WinXP

My goal is to configure Courier New font on CentOS7 to look like in Windows XP (XP just for example, not using it). Font configure file at ~/.config/fontconfig/fonts.conf: <?xml version='1.0'?> ...
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How to easy setup reliable font with modern symbols and emoji support on void-linux?

I was a Ubuntu Desktop user from long years. I changed for void-linux because the Unity desktop env does not fit well with i3 and I want a more personalized desktop settings. The setup works well, ...
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Error message trying to compile old Pango

I am currently trying to install and old version of Pango. I tried two versions, 10.5 and 1.1.1 and they say similar things. Pango 1.1.1 says: I tried to run configure in two different versions of ...
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fontconfig warning: "/etc/fonts/fonts.conf", line 100: unknown "element blank"

Getting this error on my vps server: fontconfig warning: "/etc/fonts/fonts.conf", line 100: unknown element "blank" This is the file: https://pastebin.com/VqcSgJ9x How to fix it?
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What does invalid cache file in /var/cache/fontconfig mean?

I was running - $ sudo fc-cache -fv when I got this output - /var/cache/fontconfig: invalid cache file: 54a8ef1a9100c0b4081d409cc341e1e8-le64.cache-7 What does it mean and are there any means to ...
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fc-match does not match bold correctly

For some reason fc-match does not like to match bold fonts: $ fc-match monospace DejaVuSansMono.ttf: "DejaVu Sans Mono" "Book" $ fc-match monospace:bold DejaVuSansMono.ttf: "DejaVu Sans Mono" "Book" $...
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mpv not using embedded fonts for subtitles

How it is supposed to look. How it looks. I can see in mpv's log that it does call for Murga, the right font embedded in the mkv file, but it ends up falling back to BitstreamVeraSans-Roman. [sub/...
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Locating font files

There's a utility called fc-list in the fontconfig library, that's good for listing installed fonts. It detected a few hundred system fonts. I ended up using find to locate all files with common ...
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Fontconfig finds a font during scanning, but does not enter it into the cache

On a CentOS 7 installation I have a number of font files in /usr/share/fonts. Some of them have been correctly recognised by fontconfig and show up in fc-list, but others quite simply refuse to be ...
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XTerm*faceName in .Xresources are not reflected

I've tried customizing zsh's prompt with change the font but during it, xterm become not to reflect the XTerm*faceName in~/.Xresources. Here is my dot files: ~/.xinitrc #!/bin/sh # /etc/X11/...
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Dependency error installing fontconfig-dbgsym under Ubuntu 18.04

I am trying to install fontconfig-dbgsym under Ubuntu 18.04 inside Docker, running on Docker for Mac. I use the following Dockerfile: FROM ubuntu:18.04 ENV DEBIAN_FRONTEND=noninteractive RUN apt-get ...
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Broken fonts after upgrading Firefox ESR to latest Firefox

I'm facing font issue after updating Firefox ESR to latest Firefox on Debian Stretch. Following top voted comment on this Reddit question I set up unstable repository, removed firefox-esr and ...
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Downgrading libfontconfig1 causing Fontconfig error

During the building of dwm, I was prompted that X11/Xft/Xft.h cannot be found and apt-get can't install it because libfontconfig1 is 2.13.0-5 while 2.11.0 is required. So I downgraded the ...
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fc-list is empty

Some time ago I deleted a lot of packages from a VPS that seemed to be needed only for visual programs (I got the list from some other question here, I don't remember where exactly). Now I'm running ...
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Changing font family for characters of a certain language/script using fontconfig?

I am on Arch Linux, Deepin Desktop. I am using Noto Serif as my standard font, but I don't like its Arabic characters. So my goal is to use another font just for arabic characters. Here is what I ...
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Firefox curly quotes broken in Helvetica, but not most other fonts and not in other apps?

In Firefox only (LibreOffice and Chromium work fine), and starting fairly recently, I've noticed Helvetica is rendering weirdly. Curly quotes are broken, but straight ones are not. Some further ...