Allaen
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Joined: Sat Sep 15, 2018 7:25 pm

Text on Desktop showing only squares

Sun Sep 16, 2018 4:49 pm

Hi,
yesterday evening I've connected to my PI via SSH and made updates. I also logged in via VNC and changed to locale to "Germany". I didn't notice at first because I was doing a couple of things in parallel but now my Desktop looks like this. I have no idea how to "reset" this or what is going on. Any help will be appreciated.
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Allaen
Posts: 2
Joined: Sat Sep 15, 2018 7:25 pm

Re: Text on Desktop showing only squares

Tue Oct 09, 2018 7:11 pm

Was away for a while but decided to take another look at it this evening and fixed it with the help of this article:
https://embraceubuntu.com/2005/09/09/in ... oft-fonts/

Basically it's just refreshing font cache / installing fonts.

$sudo apt-get install msttcorefonts
$sudo fc-cache -fv

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