#StackBounty: #kubuntu #fonts #inkscape #texlive PFB fonts are broken in certain applications and missing in others (Kubuntu 20.04)

Bounty: 100

I am running Kubuntu 20.04. I have a problem where certain fonts (Courier and Century Schoolbook L) are broken in applications like Inkscape (where they are invisible) or font-manager where they show like this:
Font-manager with broken fonts

They also don’t show up in Libre office (Don’t really care about this as I rarely touch word-processors).

All broken fonts are .pfb fonts installed through TeX-live or ghostscript. As the font is already installed I am not able to install TTFs of the font I need. Obviously I do not want to uninstall ghostscript or tex-live as I use them regularly.

I have tried running

sudo fc-cache -f -v

to no avail. The font show up find in KFontView:
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The bug is particularly frustrating as I have existing artwork in inskcape which used courier and Century Schoolbook L.


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