Problems with Installing Fonts, adding Transparency to TaskBar and making Dropdown Menu less "fat"

NoOp glgxg at
Fri Jun 26 23:32:25 UTC 2009

On 06/26/2009 02:59 PM, Carlos Andrade wrote:
> Hello, i'm new to Ubuntu and i've been try to add some effects to a theme i
> added here and also few fonts. The font is artwiz-aleczapka-en-1.3 and the
> transparency is this photo
> (i've also been
> trying to make the drop down menu thinner like in this photo, any ideias
> how?) . If anyone know how to solve any of these three doubts your help is
> very welcome. All tutorials i found keep saying to move to a certain folder
> based on a specific type of font or say to move to your "fonts directory",
> and i don't know where is this folder. I tried to move artwiz-aleczapka to
> /usr/share/folder but i don't know what to do after this.
> Thanks.
> Viansi

You could try this:
or simply download and install:

However, I'd recommend *not* installing at all & find another set that
matches your needs - particularly since you are new to Ubuntu.
  The sourceforge version was last updated in 2004:
and the fonts were removed from hardy onward:
[Deleted in hardy-release  (Reason: (From Debian) RoQA; orphaned, RC-buggy)]

Installing orphaned/RC-buggy fonts is only likely to lead to trouble
later on.

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