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Old 01-30-2017, 01:36 PM   #1
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Glyphs Characters and fonts


Hello,

I'm trying to setup my desktop with some icons, but unfortunately when i try to use some that are commonly used on the themes i get the box with the unicode code. I've been reading about it but i cannot make sense out of all regulation surrounding, could someone let me know if i need a specific font for this or an encoding or a font family, can i use this specific fonts along with others?
 
Old 01-31-2017, 03:25 AM   #2
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Hello,

I manage to find the answer. For those with the same problem, of not being able to load some characters, you require a font that actually contains the character in /usr/share/fonts (slackware). In my case it was the "three networked computers" and i found it in symbola, a good place to find out what fonts support the character you are looking for is http://www.fileformat.info to which i'm not affiliated.
 
  


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