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Questions tagged [fonts]

A font is an entire set of glyphs that make up a typeface. Installing a font allows the user to use that font in order to change the appearance of text on an output device such as a screen or printer.

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UI Fonts on (some) applications are unreadably small

I recently launched a game that decided to set my resolution to 800x600, go fullscreen, and then freeze. After force-killing the game, to my joy, I was met with a panning 800x600 desktop, and had to ...
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The issue with “double like” font rendered, when editing text fields

I run Mint 19 Cinnamon. In some software (e.g. Double Commander, QGIS table edit), when I edit a text field, the fonts become doubled. Some examples: QGIS table edit: see the first cell of the table ...
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Why text in the gnome-terminal has characters slightly overlapping themselves

This is the screen shot of my gnome-terminal: You can see that all the text is messed up. The username is heman and the host name is arch linux but the characters are not even readable because they ...
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Font Awesome make a squarebox?

I really love to customize my own laptop, and the most important thing is icon (font-awesome). But I don't know why it's not work well in my Arch linux. I already install font-awesome and it show up ...
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Enabling only some bitmap fonts?

To enable a bitmap font, you add an XML file to /etc/fonts/conf.d, like: <!DOCTYPE fontconfig SYSTEM "fonts.dtd"> <fontconfig> <selectfont> <acceptfont> <...
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System font for X11-forwarded applications

I'm using a headless CentOS machine, and now and then I use ssh/X-forwarding to open graphical applications. However, the font used in those applications is not nice and I would like to change it -- ...
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Add .pcf bitmap lemon font to the urxvt .Xdefault config

I found this i3 setup (http://dotshare.it/dots/1011/) and want to configure it on my own machine to customize it using this base. Starting with urxvt's config I fail on the Lemon fonts at the moment. ...
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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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Make GTK3 applications use the GTK2 dialog for font selection?

I prefer the user interface of the font-selection dialog of GTK2 to that of GTK3. How can I make GTK3 applications use the GTK2 dialog? EDIT: Unfortunately, Gnome doesn't let me take screenshots of ...
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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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MultiMarkdown processors: Fonts?

I just found MultiMarkdown, which is awesome. I've installed the GitHub official application from https://github.com/fletcher/MultiMarkdown-6 on my Gentoo box, and I'm using it to create HTML pages ...
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Able to locate root folder var/www/html/wp-content, but can't edit or view?

Objective: upload custom fonts onto wp site via SSH as root user. I am attempting to upload custom fonts onto my site. I am attempting to add the font zip files to the wp-content/theme folder as a ...
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How to set font and theme for GTK+2 programs from the command-line on Linux?

I know how to set font for GTK+3 programs from the command-line, namely by editing the right-hand side (RHS) of ~/.config/gtk-3.0/settings.ini's font line: gtk-font-name=Font Awesome 5 Free Regular ...
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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 ...
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Does Linux kernel uses fonts from /usr/share/consolefonts? Is it safe for working kernel?

OS: Ubuntu 18.04. I think it is distribution-independent. The Arch Linux uses the same principle, but do it by another way. I set the tty's font by editing the /etc/default/console-setup file: ...
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fonts in chromium browser changed after installing calibre

I have installed calibre apt-get install calibre and since then the fonts in my chromium browser have changed. Is there a way to revert the fonts back ?
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X11 linux apps in xming - how to fix font and size?

I'm running LiClipse (a version of Eclipse IDE targeted at Python development) on a remote CentOS 7 host with X11 forwarding to xming on Windows 10. The application starts up fine, but the fonts are ...
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Linux font that similar to windows 2016 core cmd's font

I have this windows 2016 core cmd font, as picture above. I want to know how to use similar font on X11 windowing system — Arch linux. Do you know what font would give similar appearance?
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bad font in openbox after resume

I've got openbox installed on my laptop on a Ubuntu 16.04 base and it works great. Only at times, after I resume from sleep, my system fonts are messed up and they won't come back until I restart ...
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How do I change font size in context menu in Gnome 3?

I'm using X-Arc-Darker theme for GNOME 3. I looked for many options in ~/.themes/X-Arc-Darker/gnome-shell/gnome-shell.css but I could not find any that allows changing font size in menus and in ...
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How do I chmod or chown a file so that anybody in the world can access it? [duplicate]

.I have a font file which I created using a python script from Github. The owner and group are root. I don't actually know what this means... I can guess what owner means, and I can guess that a group ...
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How to check if `libc`, `font` and `terminal` all agree on Unicode version?

In my case, when I open certain files in tmux such as this file, and have multiple panes, the characters overflow the pane's boundaries. Nicholas Marriott suggested that the libc, font and terminal ...
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Chrome: font size of tabs, bookmarks' bar etc

Depending on the DPI settings, the fonts used in the Chrome user interface may be the wrong size, because Chrome (2018.07.22) respects the DPI settings when it renders web pages' content, but not when ...
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configuring codepoints in virtual console

I am trying to display Hindi and English characters in a virtual terminal. I am able to display these characters for English and Hindi separately but I am not able to display them together. As per my ...
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Understanding font use in OpenMotif

I have a C application the relies on Motif 2.2 (OpenMotif I believe) for its user interface. Problems are that: the fonts are ugly sometimes (depending on CentOS version) they don't display bold/...
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Chromium in raspbian is not loading fonts

I have flash project which has verdana/lohit font embedded into it but they do not load and shows boxes in Chromium (Chromium 65.0.3325.181) in raspbian. However same project gets loaded when ran in ...
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Is it possible to render fonts the same way in openSUSE as in the former version?

I have installed the new Leap 15.0 XFCE, but the font rendering is completely different and it bothers me a lot. I checked every options and even though they all match, it still displays thicker fonts:...
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No bold or italic fonts being displayed by Motif

I have a Linux program that indirectly relies on Motif for displaying its user interface. I run it on various versions of Scientific Linux (same as Centos). On some versions (6.3) it runs fine, but on ...
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Wrong font for some unicode characters [closed]

I have been experiencing some issues with how my terminal shows some of the Unicode characters form my language. The picture shows the issue in the editor in the left terminal. It seems like some of ...
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Konsole and other applications render FontBureau's “Input Mono” as proportional

In KDE's Konsole, when using a custom build of FontBureau's "Input Mono" font, things are rendered as though the fonts are proportional. This causes no end of problems, as Konsole isn't prepared to ...
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Firefox Quantum on Debian stretch font rendering problems

I install firefox «Quantum» 60.0.2 (64bits) on Debian GNU/Linux Stretch via snap, follow this and I have big font rendering problems with this version of Firefox. a screen cap of Jupyter Notebook ...
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Fonts appear in fc-match and fc-list but not in gnome-terminal preferences

I installed https://github.com/powerline/fonts on my computer so that I could use the agnoster theme in oh-my-zsh. I went to change the font on my computer, and couldn't find it. To make sure I wasn't ...
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i3 - a hateful handful of font sizes for my desktop

Since I installed i3 on Arch Linux I noticed a too big font size (in what was the first thing I saw, the i3bar at the bottom), so I changed the font size in the .config/i3/config file (now the line ...
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fonts not working on a gentoo fresh install

I have a fresh gentoo install with systemd. But I can´t load any font! Trying to start conky with default configuration: conky:cant´t load font 'Dejavu Sans Mono:size=12' Trying to start urxvt ...
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Question about fc-cache output

When I run the command sudo fc-cache -rv , there are several directories in which the output line is something like this: /usr/share/fonts/<directory>: skipping, looped directory detected ...
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How to equalize Arabic/Farsi font size with Latin fonts in the terminal?

tl;dr: How to equalize font sizes for Arabic/Farsi with the Latin ones in the terminal? Context: I'm finding a workaround for vim's outdated support for Farsi. I've gotten far enough with vim's ...
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what are these fonts cache files?

I saw the following - /var/cache/fontconfig$ ls 0c38821f-a66f-4b90-824d-fa803ab25716-le64.cache-7 88c2f844-11f0-4a3c-a64d-65220d373706-le64.cache-7 0d7c5111-c465-4c39-a998-6f76b98a90d0-le64.cache-7 ...
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System font looks tiny, hard to read

I recently installed packages and updated others. Now the system fonts are too tiny to read. Here's what Sublime Text looks like: http://i.imgur.com/xYCWNzv.png. I'm running Debian 9.3 with xfce4. ...
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Font viewer that supports viewing ligatures

How can I debug a font's ligature glyphs? For example, I have configured Iosevka with the following ligature: [[iosevka.compLig]] unicode = 57673 # 0xe149 featureTag = 'XHS0' sequence = "->" How ...
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Fonts screwed up, many errors and warnings

I recently installed a bunch of packages. Now my system fonts look different than what I'm used to. When I run sudo synpatic, the program opens, but I see this output in the terminal. Fontconfig ...
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Installing Computer Modern font on Arch Linux

I have tried installing Computer Modern Unicode fonts on Arch-linux using the following AUR repository here, but in vain. The installation goes smoothly and doesn't produce any errors but I still can'...
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How to install Standard 14 fonts in Red Hat Enterprise Linux?

I am trying to install Standard 14 fonts in RHEL machine. How do I get those fonts in it?
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Why are some emoji B&W and others too big?

I am running PureBrowser (~= Firefox ESR 52.8.0) on PureOS (~= Debian main testing) and have fonts-noto-color-emoji-0~20180424-2 installed. When I visit https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Emojis I ...
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How to fix display bug in gnome 3

Sometimes after I wake up my computer, the text disappears like this: A work around is I go to the tweak tool and change the font size, but it keeps happening. How can I fix this? I tried doing ...
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Fix for ugly fonts in programs like KeePassXC or Nextcloud on Antergos with Gnome3

Using Antergos, I see ugly font rendering issues in some applications I installed like KeePassXC or also the Nextcloud client (both from AUR) as you can see on the following screenshot: I like a ...
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urw-fonts making X11 worse? PDF alternatives

I have an in-house app that we're using across an X11 connection. The app looks great on a minimal install of X11. However, the machine also requires a PDF reader, most of which require urw-fonts to ...
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Terminal commands screenshot

I would like to create screenshots of the commands I type in Terminal and include them in my report, but would like to distinguish the commands with $ > with font Courrier on a grey background color. ...
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Netbeans fonts have distorted between CentOS 7.2 and 7.4

I'm having problems with Netbeans (programming IDE, written using Swing) on CentOS 7.4. It worked fine on 7.2 but we upgraded some kernel modules. Since then some of the fonts within my Netbeans have ...
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Firefox changed its fonts on all sites without me doing anything and I am unable to change it back

Without me doing anything, firefox changed the fonts (the degree of change is differenet for different sites) to something else (please see image) and I am unable to change it back. This is a clean ...
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Tell PCManFM Lightweight file manager to use a fixed width font

How do I tell PCManFM Lightweight file manager to use a fixed width font for the file names? PCManFM 1.2.5