fonts

Janky `system` font in Firefox

Janky `system` font in Firefox I’m using the online version of WhatsApp and until a week ago, everything worked fine. Recently, on 2 out of 3 of my computers with Ubuntu, the font changed to the one in the screenshot: This particular text has the font-family set to : "SF Pro Text", "SF Pro Icons", …

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After reinstalling kde-plasma-desktop, I lost render of some icon fonts

After reinstalling kde-plasma-desktop, I lost render of some icon fonts After a mistake with aptitude command’s options, I lost my kde plasma DE of my kubuntu 22.04 and the computer boots in the CLI mode just like Ubuntu server, So I had to reinstall the kde-plasma-desktop again. After installation I lost some icon fonts render …

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Ubuntu 22.04 on Raspberry Pi: /var/cache/fontconfig Gets Created Before /var Is Mounted

Ubuntu 22.04 on Raspberry Pi: /var/cache/fontconfig Gets Created Before /var Is Mounted I’m running Ubuntu 22.04 (Jammy Jellyfish, ARM64) on a Raspberry Pi. After imaging the Pi’s SSD, I re-partitioned the drive and mirrored the contents of /var onto the new partition (verified), renamed the original /var to /var.old before making a fresh, empty /var …

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invalid cache files in ~/.cache/fontconfig

invalid cache files in ~/.cache/fontconfig I created a folder in ~/.local/share/fonts for a font. The folder has many .ttf files. I used fc-cache -v and I got errors about invalid cache files in ~/.cache/fontconfig. The font seems to have been installed but I do not know if I should do anything about the errors. Asked …

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Ubuntu sometimes displays 6 as 1?

Ubuntu sometimes displays 6 as 1? The problem is visible in "OS type 64-bit" Where the the 6 is displayed as a 1 (with something behind it). It is not visible in the Ubuntu version number: 18.04.6 LTS The problem is always visible in open / save Dialogs in e.g. browser or mail program. It …

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Wrong Persian glyphs in default persian font for Ubuntu 23.10 Mantic Minotaur

Wrong Persian glyphs in default persian font for Ubuntu 23.10 Mantic Minotaur Luckily, the latest version of Ubuntu OS (23.10 Mantic Minotaur) has resolved the issue with the default font by switching it to Noto-Sans Arabic, which also supports Persian. However, there remains an issue with the Persian Peh glyph, as evident in the screenshot. …

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Illegible fonts in one part of a wine application

Illegible fonts in one part of a wine application I’m having a weird wine font problem when trying to run the Portable D&D 4e Compendium on linux. Here’s an image of the issue: As you can see (it might be easier to see if you open it fully instead of looking at it in preview …

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Emoji support for bookmarks bar on Chrome in Linux

Emoji support for bookmarks bar on Chrome in Linux How can I get support for proper rendering of emojis in Chrome bookmarks bar? I’m using Ubuntu Linux or more specifically Xubuntu. This is how it looks today: I want them to be displayed as country flags, and with colors, like they appear in bookmark manager: …

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How to use PostScript Type 1 font in Inkscape Linux?

How to use PostScript Type 1 font in Inkscape Linux? I am trying to use the font msbm10.pfb given by https://ctan.org/tex-archive/fonts/amsfonts/pfb (which is a PostScript Type 1 font by the file command) in (flatpak) Inkscape in Linux. Trying to install the font with the KDE font manager apparently worked the same as installing any other …

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Default monospace font in Qt applications

Default monospace font in Qt applications In the file ~/.config/fontconfig/fonts.conf i have set monospace to DejaVuSansMono: <alias> <family>monospace</family> <prefer><family>DejaVuSansMono</family></prefer> </alias> GTK applications (like the text editor Pluma) respect this setting and if I select the font Monospace I get DejaVu Sans Mono. In the Qt application TortoiseHg Workbench, however, the font Monospace is associated with …

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How to redefine font substitution?

How to redefine font substitution? I would like to have HelveticaLTStd-Bold substituted with LiberationSans-Bold font. It is already installed in many places: but DejaVu Sans is chosen instead: paul@desktop:~$ fc-match "HelveticaLTStd-Bold" DejaVuSans.ttf: "DejaVu Sans" "Book" I followed the advice from PDF font falls back to DejaVu Sans, need a monospace replacement, but it didn’t work. …

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"ttf-mscorefonts-installer" Dependency Question

"ttf-mscorefonts-installer" Dependency Question Apologies if I’m in the wrong place, but I’ve been through this several times now in other places, and was ultimately pointed here. So here goes… Maybe I’m the exception to the norm here, but I have multiple WINE prefixes which all run different things – mostly games. Rather than install install …

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How can I add social icons in LibreOffice document?

How can I add social icons in LibreOffice document? I need social icons eg a pin icon for location, a LinkedIn icon, and a phone icon. I know that I can add special characters by clicking on insert > special characters and then choosing symbols based on fonts. Unfortunately, I don’t see the required symbols …

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Install the old version of the Ubuntu font

Install the old version of the Ubuntu font The Ubuntu font was redesigned to be thinner and, to my eyes, it is harder to read than the old one (yet the bold version looks extra chunky now?). This new thinner version is was introduced in Ubuntu 23.04. I thought I might just download the older …

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Kannada Font not using the font I suggest

Kannada Font not using the font I suggest I have a file 10-sub.conf which I’m using to substitute font for specific locales: (made using this answer) <?xml version="1.0"?> <!DOCTYPE fontconfig SYSTEM "fonts.dtd"> <!– file saved in /.config/fontconfig/conf.d –> <fontconfig> <match> <test compare="contains" name="lang"> <string>hi</string> </test> <edit mode="prepend" name="family"> <string>Lohit Devanagari</string> </edit> </match> <match> <test compare="contains" …

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How can I enable firacode ligature on gnome-terminal?

How can I enable firacode ligature on gnome-terminal? I have installed firacode from sudo apt install fonts-firacode as instructed here(https://github.com/tonsky/FiraCode/wiki/Linux-instructions#installing-with-a-package-manager) and selected in the terminal preferences. But can not find option to enable the ligatures. Asked By: tbhaxor || Source You cannot because gnome terminal doesn’t support them. You can use kitty, konsole, or any …

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