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Fonts refers to the computer's typefaces, used to change the appearance or style of text

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How to manually set font scaling factor in pantheon greeter?

I'm using pantheon desktop on Arch Linux.I'm having an issue where the font scaling (not integer dpi scaling) in the system settings works for the desktop environment but not for the greeter. Is this ...
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unable to use new added font in 6.1 Jólnir

I'm trying to use new downloaded font with Libre Office (also with Figma and Boxy svg). All system fonts are available except the newest installed. Font is correctly installed in: .local/share/fonts I ...
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In Evince, PDF text is not visible on many files

I found out that some PDF files, while opened in evince, do not show the contained text. One can select the text, copy it and paste it somewhere else, but the text itself isn't rendered inside the ...
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How to set different font configuration per monitor configuration? (on ElementaryOS 6 Odin)

Abstract: LowDPI/HiDPI is saved per monitor configuration, but font size is shared for all configurations? I have two different monitor configs: at home I have single HiDPI DELL 25" U-series at ...
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Odin fonts unsharp, how to fix like Hera?

Fonts are noticeably more unsharp on Odin on comparison to Hera. Se screenshots. Is it possible to edit rendering settings on Odin? Download images and view them at 100%:
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Elementary OS 6 font seems to be with low resolution

I don't quite understand the reason for the problem, but apparently the font was more "beautiful" in Elementary OS 5. Now it looks like a font when you select a wrong monitor resolution (but ...
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Fixing Broken Powerline Symbols?

On my elementary OS 5.1.7 laptop, somehow the Powerline fonts are broken, whereas on my desktop, they are not. Here are pictures from my laptop of tmux and nvim: I have reinstalled the fonts-...
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change font for io.elementary.terminal to cascadia code fails

I have 2 VMs, one I can change the font using elementary-tweaks and works great. The font is instantly available in terminal. The other, I change the font in the same way and nothing happens. I close ...
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I messed up with usr/share/fonts, please help

I was trying to get install the Inter Font in Elementary OS. In the process, in order to get access to the fonts folder in usr/share, I used this command in the terminal, sudo chmod 700 -R /usr/share/...
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Installing fonts in Elementary

I'm coming to Elementary from Zorin. In Zorin, I was able to put all my fonts in a .fonts folder in the home directory. However, that doesn't seem to work in Elementary. Any advice here?
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Select muliple files does not function

I recently downloaded and installed elementary OS 5.1.6 Hera and am very happy with it except for some issues I am having with the shift+ select multiple files in various areas when it comes to ...
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System fonts broken on Hera

I'm running eOS 5.1.6 Hera on Dell XPS 13 (9300) as daily driver and am really enjoying it. That said, after a reboot today the system-wide fonts got completely broken and show as rectangles ...
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How to force all apps to use system fonts (the ones set using Gnome Tweaks)?

The fonts that come by-default with elementary OS do not support Urdu language text. So I had to install supporting font to render Urdu text properly. Then, I go to Google Chrome settings, set ...
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font rendering in Hera

I have a question about out-of-the-box font rendering in Hera. As you can see in the screenshot below, letters don't look very good. They don't look very smooth, seem to vary in their thickness. Is ...
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Some emojis are black and white in Anki (qt programme) instead of colored like in other applications

Both programmes are configured to use the Roboto font. (Code uses Roboto Mono - but I've checked with Roboto Regular as well) If it's helpful, in Firefox some look right, like the exclamation mark, ...
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Font problems in elementary os

I've got a trouble with wrong font displaying in elementary OS. The text of all system headings, controls and terminal is blurred and looks like a long curve line. But text inside applications looks ...
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Change default font Elementary OS Juno

I found some similar post but not fully satisfied with answers and not fully related to this question. Default font in elementary OS is Dejavu Sans by command fc-match Output in EOS : $ fc-match ...
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How can I change default font for other language?

I use English as my default language and I can change the system font just fine, but I also use Thai language and I don't like the current font how can I change it ?
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Installing Infinality

Just moved to Elementary and installed Jetbrains IDE but my font looks very different compared to OSX. I found the below instructions but trying to install it results in an error saying it can't be ...
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Font missing in LibreOffice Writer

I just installed Elemetary OS 5.0 Juno. Roboto Medium is listed in the Fonts application, but this font is not available in LibreOffice Writer! Why?
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How to Remove Infinality and use default settings?

I followed these instructions to install Infinality on Loki sudo add-apt-repository ppa:no1wantdthisname/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install fontconfig-infinality and set the style to OSX, ...
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What is the default font used by the terminal in elementary os?

Tried font identifier online but no luck. Is it Cousine Regular?
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Can I scale everything at 125%? [duplicate]

I installed elementary OS on my laptop(14-inch,1080p). and the icon and text are just too small, smaller than Win10. Textsize in the settings only effects on the preinstalled applications. I've ...
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Screenshot tool messed up system wide fonts

I was using the standard screenshot tool that comes default. I must have encountered a bug somehow because it cause all system fonts to turn into this squiggling lines as seen in my image. I tried ...
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The Monaco font doesn't work

Installing the monaco font is successful but when I use it it changes to cousine. Using this font works on all other distro's i've tried except Elementary OS. It seems i'm not the only one with this ...
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System fonts are unreadable, haywire [duplicate]

This is exactly the same issue as elementary OS system fonts haywire but it is unsolved there. Here is my screenshot: I am inclined to believe this is related to screenshot tool on elementary. I was ...
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How do I configure the default emoji font to be used system-wide / in OS and Browser? (it's currently Symbola but I want Noto)

I'm running elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki. The emoji font I want to use system wide (in the OS and in the Browser) is the non-color version of Noto or: NotoEmoji-Regular.ttf (provided by Google) How do I ...
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elementary OS system fonts haywire

People, need help. I'm in the middle of a hectic work day and the system fonts just went haywire (try to read the browser's tab names) There was no system update. I was using the browser and ...
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Large font in Pantheon greeter

Due to my relatively poor vision, I prefer to have large icons and form fields in all of my working environments. I don't need to take it as far as installing Vinux though. In Manjaro and other OSes, ...
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FontViewer v3.20.2 missing icon from "Applications" menu

elementary OS 0.4 Loki AppCenter shows FontViewer v3.20.2 as installed. However, there is no icon available under "Applications" Although can be searched and launched; was wondering if there is a ...
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Fonts looks weird at Loki (and just in my user session!). How do I fix it?

It all started after taking a snapshot with default app for the purpose (I use latest Loki version). After that, for no apparent reason, all fonts looks like this (except for browser text and fonts on ...
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Fonts and some graphics disappear / lost after hibernate / sleep / resume / cycle

Almost always after a sleep or hibernate (I'm not entirely sure which) most fonts, such as those in Terminal and most other programs (not Firefox) disappear. How can I fix this? I am using the Loki ...
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Noise music player font problem

I'm running Loki with latest upgrades prior to Feb 25 2017. Some songs' names written in Cyrillic appear screwed. Interestingly, it doesn't apply to all Cyrillic names: Now these files with cryptic ...
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How can I Change VSCODE sidebar font

the sidebar font is the same ubuntu font, using elementary tweaks only provides Default, Document, Title and Monoscape fonts. These settings don't change the vscode sidebar ubuntu font, and why ...
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Login screen fonts look weird

My login screen looks this ugly and I do not know how to fix it. Yet, when I execute Pantheon-Greeter in terminal looks fine. Tried to reinstall lightdm and pantheon-greeter but did not work Any ...
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Change fonts everywhere in OS

I am using elementary OS which is based on Ubuntu Linux. I would like to change my fonts everywhere text is displayed on OS. Is there a way to do it, or am I too hopeful?
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What system fonts should not be deleted?

I would like to remove a lot of fonts that have come pre-installed with elementary os, as I wish to install fonts that I have purchased for design work instead. What system fonts should not be ...
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Opentype fonts don't work on 0.3.2 Freya

I want to install some opentype .otf fonts, that worked perfectly on my former ubuntu os. I copied them to /usr/share/fonts/opentype/ like described in previous questions, which seems to work – ...
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Sublime text font on Elementary

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: I have tried apt-get install --reinstall sublime-text-...
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Blurry fonts in Atom, Steam and GitKraken [closed]

A couple of days ago, I noticed blurry fonts in Steam. Now I think it may have something to do with Electron since GitKraken and Atom also have very blurry fonts to the point of being unusable. I have ...
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Font smoothing in Freya

I am currently trying make my terminal look more like the OSX terminal. Having installed the Menlo and Monaco fonts according to this description, I look in the dialog where the fonts are chosen and ...
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How can I change fonts and adjust their size in elementary OS

Can I change the Freya font to my desired one. What's the easiest way to change my fonts? If I get google web-fonts or some professionally simple fonts.I am really happy to use it .
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Usually when i'm going to install fonts the system breaks down ! [closed]

When i go to install some ttf font (i didn't tryed installing open fonts) the system breaks down... sometimes the installation is fine and everything works correctly. Could be a pkg problem? or ...
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Why is font rendering in Document Viewer poor? [closed]

I've just noticed that the font rendering in Elementary's Document Viewer app seems a little sub-bar with chopped or truncated edges making reading a little uncomfortable. Having read about ...
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How to install Microsoft font on Freya?

Is there any way to install microsoft fonts (Arial,Times New Roman...) using apt-get on Freya?
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How can I change the default Terminal font?

No more to it, I can't seem to find any kind of Options or properties in the Terminal app. Is there a way to change the default font?
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How do I install and use custom fonts?

I am trying to use the FiraMono font. I downloaded the .otf files and saved it in the ~/.fonts directory and also ran fc-cache -vf ~/.fonts to update the cache. Now, when I open elementary tweaks, I ...
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Where to download elementary OS fonts for use in Ubuntu?

I am really fond of the fonts used in elementary OS. Is there a way to download them to use in Ubuntu?
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How do I make the terminal font a little brighter?

On my laptop the terminal font color is too dark. I need more contrast with the background. How can I achieve this?
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How to install multiple fonts at once?

How can I install multiple fonts (like 40-50) at once? Do I have to do it manually or is there any option to add them once?
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