Ubuntu Helvetica Font where is it ???

i installed ubuntu but i dont have Helvetica font i dont know why this is best font in witch package I can find it ?p.s. under debian there is no helvetica font too.. i dont know why but under Slackware/FreeBSD/Fedora the font is ok.dont tell me to install MS Fonts becouse arial is not the same like ...

Ubuntu Helvetica remapped in Chrome and Epiphany-webkit

I have bought a number of fonts (including Helvetica) and have them installed. I am running Karmic 9.10 64bit.When a website prescribes Helvetica in the css, in firefox, I see Helvetica.:guitar:In Chrome, I get Arial.In Epiphany I get Deja Vu Sans.I'd really like to use Chrome as my default browser. ...

Ubuntu Helvetica font

For some reason text on webapges using Helvetica font look ugly. Every letter is like 'smashed' against each other. I dont know the reason - if its rendering or not, but is there a way to get rid of Helvetica font ? Or replace it ? ...

Ubuntu Helvetica Font Family

Does anyone have the Helvetica Rounded Bold font that I can download for free. ...

Ubuntu Why is the Helvetica font bitmapped only

I have been exploring the fonts in Ubuntu 8.10 Intrepid Ibex and it appears that the Helvetica font supplied with the distro is only offered in bitmapped form. Is there a reason for this? ...

Ubuntu How to remove Helvetica font?

There are a few fonts I just don't like, and one of them is Helvetica. I don't like Arial too (on Ubuntu, for some reason I like it on Windows), so I removed it by finding them out like this:find /usr/share/fonts "arial*" -exec rm {} \;But I couldn't find and remove Helvetica using the abo ...

Ubuntu So...is there a way to install Helvetica font?

I've been wondering...I love helvetica and was wondering if there is a way to install it on Ubuntu. Any ideas or knowledge? ...

Ubuntu Cannot convert string "-*-helvetica-bold-r-*-*-16-*" to type FontStruct

I'm running Linux D630 2.6.24-19-generic #1 SMP Wed Aug 20 17:53:40 UTC 2008 x86_64 GNU/LinuxWhen I go into matlab I get the errorWarning: Cannot convert string "-*-helvetica-bold-r-*-*-16-*" to type FontStruct.I've looked at posted threads and they all point to a HowTo posting that is dec ...

Ubuntu Ugly Website Fonts (Helvetica?)

I have been having a problem with a particular font on the web. Occasionally, I'll come across a website with fonts that look just awful. I have checked a couple times and each time it was the Helvetica font causing the problem. I'm not sure if I have this font installed or not. Maybe this will help ...

Ubuntu How to install Helvetica.ttf

I need the Helvetica ttf font for OpenOffice.Now I have helvetica.ttfi copied it over to /usr/share/fonts/truetype/freefontand to fonts:///Then I issued fc-cachebut still no helvetica appearing in openoffice writer... ...

Ubuntu Is Helvetica proprietary?

A clarification on this if you know the answer please.Helvetica is listed as a Linux core font Re this site http://andrew.triumf.ca/fonts/fonts.htmlbut linotype.com requires a license for use and show the register mark with the name - Helvetica® http://www.linotype.com/526/helvetica-family.htmlSo h ...

Ubuntu Can't find Helvetica and Galliard BT anymore

I have some chapters for which I used the chapter style inopenoffice.org writer andthe chapter title was Helvetica and the text Galliard. But now afterupgrading to Hardy, I can't find these anymore. I know Ididn't download fonts in any other way except through synapticso I didn't do anything strange ...

Ubuntu Disabling Helvetica font in Hardy

I just installed Hardy Heron, and now I see that a lot of webpages are displayed with the rather ugly Helvetica fonts instead of the native Sans. Changing the preferences in Firefox makes no difference, since Sans is already the default, it's just that when Helvetica is specified in the CSS, it will ...

Ubuntu A lot of applications have started to use Helvetica as the default font

After installing the Helvetica font, a lot of applications seem to have fallen in love with it... QT applications all are using it, and evince uses it or no font when displaying PDF's. Opera also seem to be using it randomly for many websites. I'd rather not uninstall Helvetica, but it would be grea ...

Ubuntu Imagemagick Problem -- need to install Helvetica font

when i try to run 'display' from the imagemagick toolbox, i get the following message:display: unable to load font `-*-helvetica-medium-r-normal--12-*-*-*-*-*-iso8859-1'.I guess this means that i haven't got the helvetica font installed. How do I go about installing this particular font in linux? I ...

Ubuntu OpenOffice Helvetica font problems

I am having two font problems in OpenOffice:1. Helvetica font does not display neither as bold nor as italics when set. I allways get normal font style.2. Helvetica does not display latin-2 characters properely (s,c,t with carons for exaple) - squares are displayed insteadOther fonts seem to work we ...

Ubuntu Weird, outlined helvetica in Firefox...

When I upgraded to Feistyx64 (and even, I think, before then), I started getting weird hollow fonts in Firefox, like this:http://img126.imageshack.us/img126/1395/screenshotiy2.pngIt seems to only happen with Helvetica Neue Condensed, which many websites use nowadays. I thought it would go away when ...

Ubuntu Insert font - New Helvetica

I have a very simple problem I just want to add the attached font I copied in .fonts and then typed in the terminal sudo fc-cache -fbut it doesn't work Tanks in advanceOh wii ...

Ubuntu twm: unable to open fontset "-adobe-helvetica-bold-r-normal--*-120-*-*-*-*-*-*"

that's what i get on one of my 2 new lucid boxen when i try to run twm (1:1.0.4-2ubuntu2) inside vnc4server (4.1.1+xorg4.3.0-37ubuntu2). any idea how to fix this? the xfonts packages are installed, and no problem with twm on the console. and no problem with twm inside vnc4server on the other lucid b ...

General/Ubuntu Fonts Question

before moving to Ubuntu, I used SuSE 9.3 Pro (GNOME), it was nice, but I liked to move to Ubuntu, and I'm happy with it I had a problem with fonts using SuSE I tried a lot then I got a solution:To select the font: Adobe Helvetica as my applications font, everything just looked greatI thought it's th ...

Ubuntu xEmacs fonts do not load

Running Ubuntu 64-bit Lucid. Running Xming+Putty in WinVista to connect.Installed xemacs21sudo apt-get install xemacs21If I run xemacs &, the program loads, but there is an error:Warning: Cannot convert string "-*-helvetica-bold-r-*-*-*-120-*-*-*-*-iso8859-*" to type FontStructWarning: ...

Ubuntu Tovid will not Encode on either computer

Using Ubuntu 8.04. (on two separate machines. One desktop dedicated only to Ubuntu and one Laptop dual boot with XPsp3 )Neither will Encode a .vob fileInstalled (I hope) ALL the dependencies listed in the tovid WIKI. Re-installed tovid.It will not Encode (from a .vob file)The log gives:-The followin ...

Trouble printing from Ubuntu

I'm totally new to Ubuntu. I have a Lexmark Optra T612 on my network using the network connection on the printer. I don't have any problem printing to it from Windows machines.I've installed Ubuntu 8.04 and didn't have any trouble installing the printer in Ubuntu, but when I try to print to it (even ...

Ubuntu Launching Application: FontSet Error

I'm hoping someone can help with a problem I'm having trying to run Mentor Graphics software (FPGA Advantage 7.1) on a Ubuntu 8.04 system.When I attempt to launch the software I recieve an error as follows:Error: Could not create FontSet for font '-adobe-helvetica-medium-r-normal-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*'.Th ...

Ubuntu Greek character not displaying in html

I have the greek XI character (the 3 bars) in a title in an html file as;<h1>ΞJSFΞ</h1>but when saved by gedit and pulled up in firefox it shows;ΞJSFΞCould you offer suggestions as to how to fix this please.I think this is a firefox or Ubuntu problem rather than gedit because ...

Ubuntu [Burg] After I enter F8 can I see the beautiful graphic

Yestody I installed burg, I followed the following steps, but when booting , the default surface is white/block, when enter F8, it will change between white/block and beautiful graphic surface.I want to set it default surface is beautiful graphic mode, any body know how to do it? I use ubuntu-deskto ...

Ubuntu White printing as yellow on Sharp laser printer since 10.04 installation

I have done a new installation of Ubuntu 10.04 and installed drivers for a Sharp MX2700N colour laser printer. Since doing this all white areas including page backgrounds are printing in a pale yellow. If I print a test page, all shades of all colours are fine except the whites which all print yello ...

Ubuntu [Debian] LXappearance not changing fonts

I can't change fonts with lxappearance, it's always stuck on Helvetica 8 after I close lxappearance. I can't change from gtkrc-2.0 or gtkrc.mine either, it won't use the new font.-- This thread is for debian, NOT Ubuntu. Please do not give support through using ubuntu repos -- ...

Ubuntu Fonts Dissapearing in Firefox

I installed a bunch of TrueType fonts earlier at work in the /usr/share/fonts directory and ever since some fonts turn up invisible on websites in Firefox (ubuntu.com being one of them).I deleted all the fonts, rebuilt the font cache, killed and re-opened Firefox but the problem persists. I have a f ...

Ubuntu Fonts in firefox suddenly turned sour

The attachment pretty much illustrates the problem. A lot of sites are affected. They currently look like planet ubuntu looks in the left side of the screenshot. The right side shows how it used to look before 'something' happened. I can get the previous look if I remove the helvetica or times new r ...

Ubuntu Step by Step setup for OWA SSL Reverse proxy using apache

Guys & Gals…Well this is my second take on sharing this info… I almost wasn’t going to after typing it all out and accident clicking something on my laptop’s touchpad. Anyway here goes.I came across a scenario where I needed to provide access to OWA to the outside network ...

Ubuntu Laserjet 6 not printing

Laserjet 6L printing garbageLaserjet 6L printing garbageI just installed an HP Laserjet 6L in Ubuntu 8.04, installed all updates, configured the printer to the recommended driver (HP LaserJet 6L Foomatic/ljet4 (recommended)). It prints out garbage, and just keeps right on going until you remove the ...

Ubuntu very strange behavior of ~/.fonts.conf

Solved: there is Lucida Grande font on ubuntu.comHello.I dont know, I think, I'm not mentally disturbed, but what I'm see now makes me real crazy.On Hardy in .fonts.conf.If I delete a space between two words Lucida Grande in line <string>Lucida Grande</string> and make this line look as: ...

Ubuntu Adobe Reader does not substitute fonts correctly after upgrade

after upgrading to Xubuntu 8.04, Adobe Reader substitutes Helvetica with a serif font.When a font is not embedded in the PDF to be displayed, Adobe Reader should substitute the missing font with a similar one. The font substitution used to work without problems until I upgraded to 8.04.Under Xubuntu ...

Ubuntu Fonts are beautiful except for one particular setting in web pages

I am using Ubuntu 8.04, fully updated to today.My fonts look beautiful. They look great in Gnome, in all my programs, in Open Office, Firefox, everywhere...except in one unique case.When I browse a web page in Firefox (using 3 beta 5) or Epiphany and I come to a page that uses a css setting like thi ...

Ubuntu Default sans font?

I'm trying to figure out what fonts "sans", etc map to. After reading this thread (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=652269)I was able to find /etc/fonts/conf.d/60-latin.conf which specifies:<alias><family>sans-serif</family><prefer><family>DejaVu Sans ...

Ubuntu Mapping fonts

Using fc-match I've found that "Helvetica" and "Times" are mapped to old 75dpi fonts by default in Ubuntu.>fc-match "Helvetica"helvR12.pcf.gz: "Helvetica" "Regular">fc-match "Times"timR12.pcf.gz: "Times" "Regular"I ...

ROOT (CERN) with Ubuntu 11.04

I have recently made a fresh installation of Ubuntu 11.04 with Gnome 3. Everything works fine until I installed root (cern) 5.28.00d on my machine. The installation was not straightforward, read here: http://root.cern.ch/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=12628&p=54759#p54759 until the last release. ...

Ubuntu Installing Openstack _Help needed

While installing Openstack in Ubuntu Maverick, I'm stuck in below command,euca-upload-bundle -m /tmp/kernel.manifest.xml -b mybucket~$ euca-upload-bundle -m /tmp/kernel.manifest.xml -b mybucketChecking bucket: mybucketWarning: failed to parse error message from AWS: <unknown>:7:2: mismatched t ...

Ubuntu My Vista installation won't start after upgrading from Karmic to Lucid

Hi, can anyone please help me out?My Windows Vista installation won't start after upgrading from Karmic to Lucid.If I select it on GRUB2, it leaves a blinking cursor on screen.And I tried doing the whole test disk thing and the boot info script.This is what my Results.txt file saysBoot Info Script 0 ...

Ubuntu Burg Grub2 not working

i ve some issue with burg on my inspiron14(core i3 ATI4330).i ve installed burg but its not working.can anyone help me.i ve followed tutorials which i m posting here too.pls tell me whats wrong with my system1.Install BURGEdit source.list file(Open terminal from Applications/Accessories/Terminal):su ...

Ubuntu Fonts in Firefox after looks awful

My first ubuntu installation was 5.10 (amd64), and then I upgradedup to 7.10.Since my first installation defaults fonts for Firefox looks awful, Imust change the defaults and not allow pages to set there own font ifI want to get a nice regular look.I was hoping this problem could be solved during ea ...

Ubuntu Post-Install script

This is a post-install script I run after a new installation of debian or ubuntu. You should not just download this and run it. You need to look at it and edit it to your liking. Here's what it does:apt-get updatereplaces /etc/networking/interfaces with your version (nice to have examples).installs ...

Ubuntu Font mess

I installed Maya 2012 successfully on a clean Kubuntu 11.04 install. But it's giving errors because it can't find a specific version of Helvetica (http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=10786911&postcount=388).I've found this iso8859-1 version with xlsfonts on my wife's laptop, which still has U ...

Ubuntu external monitor on Acer Extensa 5220

after at least 10 hours during this weekend trying to get my Acer Extensa 5220 to output to an external monitor i am getting quite desperate, and i really did not plan to pass my weekend this way!!!! 4 weeks from now i have to make an international presentation, and i really do need my laptop to be ...

Ubuntu Sun Grid Engine Qmon Crash error?

Are there any people successfully running SGE in latest Ubuntu desktop 9.10 package? I got several old PCs and want to install SGE to do bioinformatics scientific research. All my Ubuntu machines are updated to latest patches of security/recommended patches of 9.10 version. I installed SGE from Syna ...

Ubuntu Java fonts

My netbaking system was just "upgraded" and it has resulted in me not being able to log on to my bank anymore while using Ubuntu.My bank doesn't support Linux (surprise, surprise!), but sent me a mail suggesting that it is because Java can't acces one of the following 3 fonts: Verdana, Ari ...

Ubuntu HansaWorld Proprietary Accounting Software Font Problem

HelloI'm having problems starting up the HansaWorld application. I get: 2007-02-15 16:47 locale: nb_NO.UTF-82007-02-15 16:47 HansaWorld 5.2 (12) for Linux, (32-bit pointers, 64-bit file access) starting2007-02-15 16:47 XLoadQueryFont: failed creating font set -*-lucida-medium-r-*-*-10-*-*-*-*-*-iso1 ...

Ubuntu Bitmapped fonts in Terminal break fonts in Firefox

I want to use a nice and crisp bitmapped font in gnome-terminal so I copied the bitmapped fonts that I'd like to use into my ~/.fonts directory but they weren't showing up in gnome-terminal's list of available fontsIt turns out that bitmapped fonts are not enabled by default in Ubuntu 7.10 Gutsy Gib ...

Ubuntu VNCViewer and Fonts

I have enabled remote desktops on my Linux boxes. (6.06 and 6.10)If I use the XDMCP chooser in the login GDM I can log into each machine easily.I'd like to do this inside my usual Ubuntu login, and I think that the way to do it is vncviewer.However when I run it it has font problems and dies, anyone ...