System scaling in Linux on 1920×1080 display (HiDPI)

Note system scaling works out of box with Cinnamon desktop. Open a terminal window and install it with:

$ sudo apt-get install cinnamon-desktop-environment <enter>

To do system scaling in the Gnome Desktop Environment, install the gnome-tweak tool. To do so, open a terminal window and enter the command as below:

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Error installing ttf-mscorefonts-installer Failed to fetch

Error installing ttf-mscorefonts-installer Failed to fetch https://excellmedia.dl.sourceforge.net/project/corefonts/the fonts/final/andale32.exe 404 Not Found

When you get above error while installing ttf-mscorefonts-installer, then you can resolve by opening a terminal window and entering the following commands: $ wget -c http://ftp.de.debian.org/debian/pool/contrib/m/msttcorefonts/ttf-mscorefonts-installer_3.6_all.deb -P ~/Downloads <enter>

$ sudo apt install ~/Downloads/ttf-mscorefonts-installer_3.6_all.deb <enter>

Now it will install fully. Remember this file is . . . → Read More: Error installing ttf-mscorefonts-installer Failed to fetch

Android Office Apps (WPS Office, Google Write, Polaris Office, MS Office 365)

Have been trying to get the right Office Suite for my Android phone. Here are the best from the Google Play Store and a stand out issue with them, for you to decide which is good for you.

MS Office 365 Microsoft has announced that their Office Suite will be free for all users on . . . → Read More: Android Office Apps (WPS Office, Google Write, Polaris Office, MS Office 365)

Install Shivaji (Devnagiri) true type fonts in Ubuntu

Download Shivaji font from URL below: http://www.marathityping.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/shivaji.zip

Open a terminal window as shown in this post.

Next, unzip the file and copy the fonts to the /usr/share/fonts/shivaji folder using following commands from a terminal shell: $ cd /usr/share/fonts <enter> $ sudo mkdir shivaji <enter> $ sudo unzip shivaji.zip <enter> $ exit

That’s it. You . . . → Read More: Install Shivaji (Devnagiri) true type fonts in Ubuntu

Install Shivaji (Devnagiri) true type fonts in Fedora

Download Shivaji font from URL below: http://www.marathityping.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/shivaji.zip

Next, unzip the file and copy the fonts to the /usr/share/fonts/shivaji folder using following commands from a terminal shell: # cd /usr/share/fonts <enter> # mkdir shivaji <enter> # unzip shivaji.zip <enter> # exit

That’s it. You can now start up LibreOffice and verify the font can be used.

. . . → Read More: Install Shivaji (Devnagiri) true type fonts in Fedora

Hindi fonts on Red Hat 7.1

$ unzip hindi.zip to /opt/hindi

$ mv /opt/hindi /usr/share/fonts

$ chkfontpath -a /usr/share/hindi

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Add true type fonts to Linux

# cp *.ttf /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/TTF

Note that this method may be obsolete today.

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