fonts-ubuntu - sans-serif font set from Ubuntu

Property Value
Distribution Debian 10 (Buster)
Repository Debian Nonfree i386
Package filename fonts-ubuntu_0.83-4_all.deb
Package name fonts-ubuntu
Package version 0.83
Package release 4
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Category non-free/fonts
License -
Maintainer Debian Fonts Task Force <>
Download size 1.33 MB
Installed size 4.01 MB
The Ubuntu Font Family is a set of contemporary sans-serif fonts developed
between 2010-2011. Dalton Maag performed the font design work and
implementation with funding from Canonical. The fonts have been the default
fonts for Ubuntu since 2010.


Package Version Architecture Repository
fonts-ubuntu_0.83-4_all.deb 0.83 all Debian Nonfree
fonts-ubuntu - - -


Name Value
ttf-ubuntu-font-family <= 1:0.83-1~


Type URL
Binary Package fonts-ubuntu_0.83-4_all.deb
Source Package fonts-ubuntu

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install fonts-ubuntu deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install fonts-ubuntu




2018-04-26 - Jeremy Bicha <>
fonts-ubuntu (0.83-4) unstable; urgency=medium
* Use dpkg-dev's instead of manually parsing dpkg-parsechanglog
2018-03-17 - Jeremy Bicha <>
fonts-ubuntu (0.83-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Add XS-Autobuild: yes. See Developer's Reference § 5.10.5
2018-02-28 - Jeremy Bicha <>
fonts-ubuntu (0.83-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Add missing Breaks/Replaces for package rename
* debian/copyright: Add more info to Comment section
2018-02-26 - Jeremy Bicha <>
fonts-ubuntu (0.83-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Initial release for Debian. Closes: #603157
* Rename source and binary packages for Debian font naming conventions
(LP: #851457)
* Many other minor packaging improvements
2016-03-10 - Iain Lane <>
ubuntu-font-family-sources (1:0.83-0ubuntu2) xenial; urgency=medium
* Revert back to the previous 0.83 version: 0.84 has visual regressions.
(LP: #1520772)
* Clean up /etc/fonts/conf.avail/65-ubuntu-font-family-arabic.conf
2015-11-27 - Iain Lane <>
ubuntu-font-family-sources (0.84~mono0.83+arabicfontconfig-0ubuntu1) xenial; urgency=medium
[Iain Lane]
* New upstream release for Arabic Fontconfig fallback mechanism alpha test
+ Include versions of Ubuntu Arabic font for testing.
+ Include fontconfig fallback for "Ubuntu" to "Ubuntu Arabic"
+ Include Thin weight of Ubuntu font
[Dalton Maag]
* Fixing the following bugs:
+ [2 mod] Style: v ν x χ Greek and Latin characters use the same glyph in
italic style (LP: #654484)
+ [1 mod] U+0311 Combining inverted breve should have zero width (LP:
+ [15 mod] Style: Hebrew: Nikud diacriticals not aligned to letters (LP:
+ [nc] Set Vertical Metrics to BBOX and LineGap 0 to avoid clipping on MS
Windows (LP: #859677)
+ [1 mod] greek letter for pi looks like n (LP: #1131170)
+ [1 mod] Kerning: Å¿ (U+017F) [latin long s] colliding with following
characters (LP: #682472)
+ [1 mod] Kerning: [g" kerning wrong for bold" (LP: #710786)
+ [nc] Technical: Set NAME.License-*. The fonts do not contain License or
License URL in the TTF Names (LP: #763273)
[Paul Sladen]
* The supplied Mono weights included a visual regression in respect of lower
'i' in respect of efforts to address 'ι' (iota) in LP#692778
* Thusly, this packaged release does not fixing the following bugs - it
contains the "0.83" previous version of Ubuntu Mono:
+ [1 mod] Mono: Patch U+EFFD to current version - LP#862440
+ [nc] Mono: bold characters appear higher than regular characters
- LP#872852
+ [1 mod] Style: Mono: letter small Latin iota (U+0269) different than
Latin letter small i (U+069) - LP#692778
+ [1 mod] [Ubuntu Mono] Consecutive underscores should have visible
separation - LP#827641
+ [1 mod] Mono: comma and semi-colon render slightly differently
- LP#851896
+ [1 mod] Mono: Capital M is slightly asymmetric - LP#1096769
2015-08-21 - Paul Sladen <>
ubuntu-font-family-sources (0.83-0ubuntu1) wily; urgency=low
* New upstream release
* Recompile and re-sign proportional fonts (x8)
* Note: created by partial binary patching of v0.80
[Marc Foley]
* [Engineering] Fixed wrong characters appear in some mac apps. (LP: #1334363)
2013-09-04 - Dmitrijs Ledkovs <>
ubuntu-font-family-sources (0.80-0ubuntu6) saucy; urgency=low
* Mark fonts as Multi-Arch: foreign.
* Bump Standards version.
* Bump to debhelper 9.
* Update debian/copyright to latest specification.

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