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LabVIEW Fonts Not Legible in Ubuntu 11.04

The LabVIEW fonts in Ubuntu 11.04 are not legible. This has been tested with LabVIEW 2010 and 2011. The following images show how the fonts would appear:



To fix the problem, install the xfonts-75dpi and xfonts-100dpi packages. In order to go through with this installation, you can run the following command at the terminal and then reboot the PC:

sudo apt-get install xfonts-75dpi xfonts-100dpi

Vivek Nath
National Instruments
Applications Engineer

Machine Vision
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Jon S.
National Instruments
LabVIEW NXG Product Owner
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Just to add. If you come from non-english speaking country (like me) you better use transcoded fonts because it contains also special signs.

The command for the terminal would look like this:

sudo apt-get install xfonts-75dpi-transcoded xfonts-100dpi-transcoded

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Thank you, this worked for LabVeiw 2012.

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This also works for LabVIEW 2015 and Ubuntu 16.04.

Jacques Scheller
Staff Applications Engineer, NI Germany
Certified LabVIEW Developer, Certified TestStand Developer
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