Why do the fonts appear on the websites of different systems in different ways?

If you go VK, FB with Ubuntu or Windows that fonts will look different. Why is this happening?
June 11th 19 at 23:39
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June 11th 19 at 23:41
If you go VK, FB with Ubuntu or Windows that fonts will look different. Why is this happening?
This happens because most sites are configured in such a way that would use several fonts, in order, depending on what the user has the fonts installed. And/or are configured to use font family .

Resp., since different systems have different fonts from a set of "default" - they look too different. And it does not depend on "Windows/Linux", even in different versions of Windows or different Linux Ah - fonts can look very different.

If you want the fonts looked, for example, in Linux, the same as in Windows - install fonts in Linux from Windows.

Yet such behavior is sometimes associated with the parameter "default font" in the browser, respectively. in different systems this font for obvious reasons will be different, and in the absence of specifying a specific font on the website - the text will be rendered exactly in this font (which is "default").
June 11th 19 at 23:43
Possibly, different algorithms of rendering in different operating systems. On major projects the fonts are loaded from the server system fonts at anything.
You can even play a bit with it. For WIN there is, for example, GDIPP\MacType. The second has a bunch of profiles, configurable via GUI, only via the config first.
It is possible to put and compare. Only possible side effects in some apps (solved by setting exceptions in the settings of alternative font renderer). - Adrienne81 commented on June 11th 19 at 23:46
June 11th 19 at 23:45
Copy the fonts from windows directory to /home/[washer]/.fonts

The next time you load GUI, the fonts will be available for rendering, but in exactly the same way they are drawn anyway, since, for the reason that called

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