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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Text messed up with freetype

Some programs have messed up text rendering, most noticeably in discord, regardless of what distro or computer I am using. Other people were having the same issue in this reddit post. I have tried ...
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Bad font antialiasing for Qt6 applications

Environment: OS: Fedora 36 DE: XFCE Font: Windows Tahoma Font config $XDG_CURRENT_DESKTOP=XFCE Qt6-6.2.3-2.fc36 Problem: Qt6 applications seemingly do not use my fontconfig settings (which are used ...
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Change default browser screen font size

Running Fedora 34, Xfce desktop. When I run Firefox, the screen is always too small and I find that I'm constantly hitting the Ctrl+ combination to set the screen size to 133% of the default so that I ...
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xorg-server and font loading

A .ttf (or more specificaly some characters from Unifont.ttf) fail to load directly for a script that runs on .xprofile,running fc-list > fc-list.log on .xprofile before the script in question ...
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Rejectfont problem

In ~/.config/fontconfig/fonts.conf there is a rule excluding fonts from loading with firefox but given .fonts folder is blacklisted not only for firefox but for all others applications. Is there a way ...
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Showing 𝐒, 𝐽, and 𝑁 in the terminal

How can I make 𝐒(U+1d412), 𝐽(U+1d43d), and 𝑁(U+1d441), which I can display clearly in my browser, show in the terminal? I use Urxvt on Archlinux. The ~/.Xdefaults file has this content: URxvt*...
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ZSH not showing the arrow key in CentOS7

I got the exact same problem like this post: zsh prompt isn't showing the arrow key due to font issues. According to this answer it's because I've not installed the required fonts. The commands I ...
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Disparity in rendering Malayalam glyph

Migrating from https://github.com/rsms/inter/issues/436 This is the correct rendering of the word prominence in Malayalam. പ്രാധാന്യം. And this is how it renders on: Arch Linux Where Screenshot ...
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Is there a correct way to choose which font renders a given character?

I'm using Fira Mono as my system font, but I happen to think how it renders U+2192 RIGHTWARDS ARROW '→' is ugly. Is there a good way to selectively disable it for that character, and choose a ...
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`ratpoison` doesn't accept cyrillic key commands

After I switch my keyboard layout to cyrillic setxkbmap -layout "us,bg(phonetic)" -option "grp:alt_shift_toggle" ratpoison stops recognising keys and only states readkey: Unbound ...
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How to enable RGB subpixel font anti-aliasing in KDE Plasma?

I have installed Debian 11 with both Gnome and KDE and soon I noticed that all fonts looks uglier under KDE than under Gnome even when running the same application and having the same font settings. ...
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Special font for each language in GNOME

I use GNOME 3 in debian. How can I set special font for each language? For example when an application uses english, the font is that I have set for english and when an application uses persian, the ...
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Venturis ADF on Debian - should a system font be provided by texlive-fonts-extra?

I have some previous SVG files that I'm trying to edit with Inkscape that use Venturis ADF. This font is not installed as a "system font" on my current computer, but I understand it should ...
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anime fonts don't display correctly

I enjoy watching a lot of English fansubbed anime. and unlike everyday srt subtitles, fansubbed anime uses variety of 10 to 20 fonts just for one 20 minute episode. on windows, I don't have this ...
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"font-family: Emoji" screws up font spacing

I was using apple music on linux for the first time, and I realized the font looked horrible and the text was way too spaced out. Here's what it should look like: It should look like this but for ...
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Arch linux: find missing fonts and installing them

I use firefox in i3wm on arch linux and I often find pages with broken fonts. It looks like this: How can I find which font am I missing and how to install them ? Thank you for help
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Install -adobe-courier-bold-o-normal--12-120-75-75-m-70-iso8859-1 on CentOS 7, Linux

I am using software called SEISAN. It's earthquake analysis software. When I want to see the plot of waveforms I give the error "unable to get the font". The software is installed on a ...
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Set fonts globally in Arch Linux

Hello and do not be tired note : At the request of friends I edited the content and stated it more precisely I'm going to change my font globally in Arch Linux I am using GNOME desktop and I managed ...
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Some Emojis not appearing on browser and some applications in Endeavour OS

I just shifted to arch from ubuntu budgie. and I am getting some issues loading/displaying emojis on some websites and applications. I have provided some screenshots of the issue. The Os I am using is ...
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increase font size of content in apps in debian with gnome

A font in all apps on GNOME look smaller than rest of the fonts on screen. I have enabled "Large Text" under "Accessibility" in settings and also increased the size of all fonts in ...
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UTF-8 Decoding And Fonts

I created an application that users write fancy texts. The only problem is that I don't know how to make command-line render this utf-8 charterer. It works well on every other charterers but it fails ...
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Nerd font icon is pulled right, and gedit cursor changes to reflect some difference with the icon?

I am using a patched nerd font, SauceCodePro. I have used the cheat sheet to copy some icons and paste them into an editor. For example, I copied the icon for nf-mdi-yelp, and when pasted into gedit, ...
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Does Installing Windows Dependencies such as Fonts and Frameworks Directly on one's Linux OS Make them Available to Wine?

Some apps require specific fonts to be installed. Do I need to install those through Wine, or will installing them directly on my Linux OS (I use Debian stable) make them available? Same question for ...
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Autocomplete bash function with available system font

I have a function. How can I add to it an auto-completion with an available font name? So if I type something like doSomethingWithFont Ubun<tab> it'll be completed to doSomethingWithFont Ubuntu\ ...
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Hard to read and non visible UI elements under XFCE with dark themes

I am using XUbuntu 20.04 (XFCE 4.14) and have selected Greybird-dark style and theme which are in tune with my low light environment setup that I have found to be easier on my eyes. However, some UI ...
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How to change the font COLOR for Linux Mint XFCE desktop

Using Linux Mint XFCE 20.2 and a while back I installed a KDE Plasma desktop to try it out. Ended up not liking it and just stuck with this one. For some reason, while I was switching between KDE and ...
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Why do some fonts appear zoomed in after system update?

Since the last system update, for various applications the font size has increased. Even one application for which I can be sure, that it has not been replaced, because I have a custom version and ...
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Scaling default xterm font to "Large"

In xterm, I would like to increase the default font size to the font5/Font5/"Large" option of the default VTFont. I've managed to do this manually with my mouse via the control menu so far, ...
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How to change /dev/tty1 console font without sudo privilege from ssh?

On /dev/tty1 display I can run and change font with: setfont /etc/console-setup/cached_Uni2-TerminusBoldVGA16.psf.gz -C /dev/tty1 But when I run command above, from ssh without sudo: results putfont: ...
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Couldn't get a file descriptor referring to the console

this is my first post, so don't be harsh if something isn't right. I'm by no means an advanced linux user. I'm using XFCE, but I am only trying to change the font of text mode consoles. I was trying ...
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Notepad++ (via Wine) missing some fonts (or they work differently than in the rest of the system)

Most of the fonts that I installed in my system are available in the "style configurator"/"styler" (in "define your language") of Notepad++, but not all do. For example I ...
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How to calculate TTY-console size (how many characters) with given to display resolution (e.g. 480x320) and given font size (e.g. 14,15 or 16)?

I don't have this 3.5" display yet, so I couldn't just test it with tput cols and tput lines. I'd like to know how many characters fit in both axes, before I develop a software with curses.
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How does Linux display Unicode characters?

I have a simple Python PIL script that's render some list of unicode symbols with FreeSerif font, which is have the most full unicode support (about 65k glyph) but in reality Arch Linux with last ...
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Installed fonts not showing up in ubuntu terminal

i have installed fonts that i can see using fc-list but it does not appear as an option to select this font in ubuntu terminal preferences. /home/kay/.local/share/fonts/iosevka-custom/ttf/iosevka-...
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How to set default font, or default style in Graphviz's Dot language

It seems, every tutorial every example scripts explicitly states what font should be used for each node/arrow. Instead, I'd like to specify default font which all arrows and nodes use only once (may ...
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Booting with higher resolution console and NVIDIA drivers

I switched from Nouveau to proprietary NVIdia drivers in my Fedora 34 because the former were hard freezing my computer. Now when I boot (always in text mode), the fonts are too big. I tried the usual ...
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How to set font sizes in minimal X Window setup

I installed openSUSE with generic/minimal desktop environment. It means there is no fancy KDE/Gnome settings program for setting the font sizes by default. On the other system I did the same, but ...
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How do I add custom font to ibus input methods

I want to add Bamini (tamil language font) to my input method? Is that possible? If so how do I do it? If thats not possible can I change key mappings?
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Disable font ligatures in pluma text editor or for the whole system

I have built a debian Bullseye live-dvd using live-config and live-build. The live-dvd has the MATE desktop environment and pluma text editor. The problem is that pluma is doing font ligatures when I ...
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how to set xterm to have "Huge font" through .Xresources

This question is related to Unable to configure font in XTerm, however, I have not been able to get it to work. I want to be able to have the Huge font enabled by default for me when I start xterm. I ...
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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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Weird font handling in Google Chrome

Running on Debian 10. Problem occurs on several websites and only via Google Chrome. I've found two so far: Github and Codeforces. Tried to purge Chrome and installing it from scratch, but that didn't ...
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bengali fonts displaying very late in Libreoffice writer

I have installed a flatpack version of LibreOffice 7 in my MX Linux 19.4 KDE version since the apt version was having problems in my system. In this version of LibreOffice, Bengali words do display ...
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Improper font redering in snaps on fedora, just empty rectangles instead of proper letters

I am getting improper font rendering in my snaps on my Fedora 34 workstation. Instead of proper letters, I currently have just empty rectangles. Something like this:https://i.imgur.com/oS88a6N.png ...
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Squares instead of symbols Arch KDE. Font problems in arch

Arch, KDE In chrome/system i see squares like this: Also i got symbols code in cmd instead of cyrillic/UTF-8 letters.
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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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dwm doesn't load fontawesome

I want to set up icons for my tags in dwm. I have downloaded the ttf-font-awesome package with sudo pacman -S ttf-font-awesome and I changed this line in my config.h of dwm: static const char *fonts[] ...
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What is causing blocks to show in Appearance widget in XFCE?

What is causing these blocks to show. Not all fonts are doing this. I came across this because in CLion, I'm seeing blocks show instead of letters. It's acting like there's a missing font? How do I ...
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Icons are not displayed in vim-airline and NERDTree

I've just installed plugins for my Neovim using vim-plug.  The plugins are working perfectly, but it's the icons within them that are haunting me.  I've provided screenshots of them below. NERDTree: ...
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Neovim Error Displaying Characters

This is with neovim version 0.5.0 (nightly): a picture of the problem is below. On the right and left are subwindows for nvim-tree and vista plugins. Clearly, the boxed characters are not supposed to ...
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