I have an issue with my sublime text 3 installation where the text is displayed with blocks rather than actual letters. Here is what I mean:

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I have tried apt-get install --reinstall sublime-text-installer but that failed to fix it.

Can anyone offer a suggestion as to how I can fix this?

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The problem was that I was using googlefonts which I symlinked to my ~/.fonts directory. The link was broken when I was installing some stuff.

After cloning the repo again and creating the directory directly within the ~/.fonts folder, everything went back to normal

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