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This is more of a site question, but what font is this site using? I'd like to make it my desktop font too, it's rather interesting and looks nice.

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Looking at the CSS files for the site, it appears that the preferred font is the Ubuntu font, which you should find on your machine in /usr/share/fonts/truetype/ubuntu-font-family

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To use the font on your site, you would have to convert it to a Web Font, as the developers of AU did. Here's a snippet of their CSS:

@font-face {
    font-family: 'Ubuntu';
    font-style: normal;
    font-weight: 300;
    src: url('img/ubuntu-L-webfont.eot');
    src: local('Ubuntu Light'), local('Ubuntu-Light'), url('img/ubuntu-L-webfont.eot?#iefix') format('embedded-opentype'), url('img/ubuntu-L-webfont.woff') format('woff'), url('img/ubuntu-L-webfont.ttf') format('truetype'), url('img/ubuntu-L-webfont.svg#UbuntuLight') format('svg');
}

@font-face {
    font-family: 'UbuntuRegular';
    src: url('img/ubuntu-R-webfont.eot');
    src: url('img/ubuntu-R-webfont.eot?#iefix') format('embedded-opentype'), url('img/ubuntu-R-webfont.woff') format('woff'), url('img/ubuntu-R-webfont.ttf') format('truetype'), url('img/ubuntu-R-webfont.svg#UbuntuRegular') format('svg');
    font-weight: normal;
    font-style: normal;
}

You would have to do your own searching for converting to Web Fonts - not something that I have done.

  • Thanks! Do you know how I can add this to my site's CSS? Right now my CSS I put as: font-family: "times new roman", times, roman, serif; – Mike Wentworth Dec 28 '13 at 18:51
  • this would be better fitted in stackoverflow... – s3lph Dec 28 '13 at 19:02
  • @MikeKuplevatsky See my edits. – douggro Dec 28 '13 at 19:08
  • @the_Seppi I would tend to agree. Flag it if you want. – douggro Dec 28 '13 at 19:09

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