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Questions tagged [fonts]

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

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The fonts in the Java app are strangely broken

All java applications seems like above screenshot. I've tried several solutions, but they didn't work.. I'm using oracle java 11 and elementary OS Juno.
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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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Font looks weird

I am having some issues with my font. Small letters are grainy and blurred. I think something is wrong with my font smoothing. I tried fontconfig-infinality, but this did not help (I tried multiple ...
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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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How to change the Default Mouse Color

I would like to change the default mouse cursor color from black to white (like in windows). How would I be able to do that without changing the theme in all of elementary OS?
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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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How can I change the font size used by the desktop?

And I don't mean the font size used by text within applications (Terminal or any browser), which can be zoomed in and out, but the font size which is used by Slingshot, Files or any other system ...