How to install Font Manager on Ubuntu

Font Manager is a free and open-source font management application for Linux. With this tool, you can easily add, remove, and install fonts on your desktop. It functions seamlessly on all GTK-based desktop environments and includes support for Google Fonts. You can conveniently install fonts directly from the application. Font Manager is released under the GNU General Public License v3.0 and also features a GNOME Shell search provider.

Font Manager

Other noteworthy features include the ability to compare and preview your fonts, integrated character map support, activation or deactivation of installed fonts, as well as user and desktop font settings.

Install Font Manager on Ubuntu

Font Manager is available via Flatpak and from Ubuntu repository and Ubuntu official PPA.

To install Font Manager on your system, open the terminal application (ctrl+alt+t) and run below apt install command.

sudo apt install font-manager

And open it using below command or via Show Apps applications menu.


Font Manager app for linux

Install Font Manager via PPA:

You can also install Font Manager via Ubuntu PPA. In your terminal run these commands.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:font-manager/staging
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install font-manager

Install Font Manager via Flatpak:

Follow the link below if you don’t have Flatpak and Flathub installed on your system. Restart your system after the installation. If you have already installed them, you can skip this step.

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How to install flatpak on ubuntu

Open the terminal command-line application (ctrl+alt+t) and run below flatpak installation command.

flatpak install flathub org.gnome.FontManager

It will install Font Manager on your system. Then you can open it via below command.

flatpak run org.gnome.FontManager
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