emoji icons too large, not of font size

Bug #1767804 reported by Miroslav Zaťko on 2018-04-29
This bug affects 7 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
fonts-noto-color-emoji (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

emoji icons are too large, not of font size. It is probably most annoying in thunderbird and mail subject.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 18.04
Package: fonts-noto-color-emoji 0~20180424-0ubuntu1 [modified: usr/share/fonts/truetype/noto/NotoColorEmoji.ttf]
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.15.0-20.21-generic 4.15.17
Uname: Linux 4.15.0-20-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia_modeset nvidia
ApportVersion: 2.20.9-0ubuntu7
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: ubuntu:GNOME
Date: Sun Apr 29 15:32:11 2018

InstallationDate: Installed on 2018-04-27 (1 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 18.04 LTS "Bionic Beaver" - Release amd64 (20180426)
PackageArchitecture: all
SourcePackage: fonts-noto-color-emoji
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Miroslav Zaťko (mirec-z) wrote :
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in fonts-noto-color-emoji (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Eero (eero+launchpad) wrote :

Yeah, it seems that nobody at Canonical bothered to test any of the default applications. Ubuntu 18.04 is unbelievably buggy and confusing to use.

Workaround for the emoji size issue:

sudo apt install fonts-symbola

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