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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font-config - simple font style overriding not working as expected

Below is a part of my fonts.conf file at ~/.config/fontconfig. Its goal is to get all bold fonts in my system rendered as semi-bold. I have verified that the file is read and applied (other parts of ...
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Use subpixel antialiasing in a KDE application running under Xfce

I'm running the Xfce desktop environment (Xubuntu 22.04) but I prefer to use Okular for PDFs because it has a neat fullscreen view. The problem is that the PDF reader doesn't seem to honor my system ...
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How to add emoji to GIF image?

I use this and this commands to get the supported font of desired text: $ printf '%x' \'🍰 | xargs -I{} fc-list ":charset={}" /usr/share/fonts/truetype/noto/NotoColorEmoji.ttf: Noto Color ...
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How to fix broken bengali font in linux

I've installed fresh mx linux. this is my system info: System: Kernel: 5.10.0-17-amd64 [5.10.136-1] x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 10.2.1 parameters: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-5.10.0-...
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fontconfig fallback font for emoji doesn't work until I blacklist all other fonts

I want to use UbuntuMono Nerd Font as my main terminal font but render emoji characters using Noto Color Emoji. I have configured LXTerminal to use font UbuntuMono Nerd Font. I can see the primary and ...
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How can I have colored emoji in URxvt?

Let me first clarify that xfce4-terminal does show colored emojis on the very same system for which I ask the question. URxvt, on the other hand, doesn't show them. Based on archlinux wiki, Emojis ...
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How to override terminal font-family for specific glyph?

I have set Source Code Pro as my default monospace font and Noto Color Emoji for emojis, set in fontconfig as follows: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <!DOCTYPE ...
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% After output VSCode Integrated Terminal [duplicate]

So I'm running an Arch Linux installation with PowerLevel10k on OhMyZsh. I have the SynthWave84 theme on Visual Studio Code, and in the Integrated Terminal I get a weird % sign after the program's ...
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Only shows squares when downloading file using Opera

Whenever I try to download a file using Opera, the download prompt pops up but no recognizable text is displayed (See below). This doesn't happen with Firefox. I installed opera with snap but I don't ...
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Fontconfig: Substitute font and force size

I'm trying to run a game called Tibia which doesn't allow in their settings change its font size. Once it's uses a proprietary font: Verdana, I had to override it: <match target="pattern&...
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Qt: Session management error: Authentication Rejected. None of the authentication protocols specified are supported and host-based authentication fail

I know that it is not supported and experimental,but I tried to install maya 2022 (trial) in freebsd 13.1-RELEASE,inside the linuxulator. Unfortunately an error prevents maya from running: /usr/sbin/...
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Using gs (Ghostscript) to extract fonts from PDF

I;m tried to use Ghostscript to extract fonts from PDF file. GPL Ghostscript 9.53.3 (2020-10-01) I downloaded extractFonts.ps tool and put it in same folder with PDF file. I also set permissions for ...
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Why do I see a black-and-white emoji in console with Noto Color Emoji font installed?

I have installed Noto Color Emoji font on my system (e.g. Arch: noto-fonts-emoji), but I still see this black-and-white version in the terminal (Konsole): However, I expected the color one as ...
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Font change during boot sequence

When you boot the Linux kernel, it spews fouth a huge wall of text, which scrolls faster than any human could ever read. If you watch closely, at some point during the boot sequence, the font the text ...
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How can I restore the Linux console font back to the kernel built-in font?

My Linux kernel, by default, uses the big 16x32 Terminus font that is built into the kernel (with CONFIG_FONT_TER16X32) for the framebuffer console. I just installed the "kbd" package and ...
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Using a console font with glyphs for Raspberry Pi OS Lite

I'm currently using the latest version of Raspberry Pi OS Lite on a 3B+ model. I'm trying to install a font (eg. Caskadia Cove Nerd Font) to use enable the functionality of oh-my-zsh themes (eg. ...
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meld says it uses "monospace regular", but shows a variable-width font

I'm using meld 3.16.4 on a CentOS 7.x machine (yes, woe is me). Now, the font meld uses for the text of the files it compares is a variable-width font, but - the preferences dialog says the font is &...
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Installing font packages

I'm trying to install several font packages (frontproto, inputproto, kbproto, renderproto, xproto, xetproto) in an Ubuntu 20.04 system using either apt or compiling them from source. However, I don't ...
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How to know the font name of displayed characters? (X11/Xft)

I want to know the font name of displayed characters on any X application. Of course, I can know the font name by comparing the displayed characters with each font characters, but it takes a very long ...
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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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