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How to make color emoji work on Chrome for Linux

How to make color emoji work on Chrome for Linux

In order to support emoji on Linux, we will be using Noto Color Emoji font. The script is simple:

wget https://noto-website.storage.googleapis.com/pkgs/NotoColorEmoji-unhinted.zip
sudo mkdir -p /usr/local/share/fonts/truetype
sudo unzip NotoColorEmoji-unhinted.zip -d /usr/local/share/fonts/truetype/noto
sudo rm /usr/local/share/fonts/truetype/noto/LICENSE_OFL.txt
sudo apt-get remove ttf-ancient-fonts-symbola fonts-symbola
sudo chmod 644 /usr/local/share/fonts/truetype/noto/NotoColorEmoji.ttf
fc-cache -f -v
rm NotoColorEmoji-unhinted.zip

Or using gist script:

curl https://gist.githubusercontent.com/luminousmen/7ba2f1f672213a396e8c42a3802348df/raw/434c8ef6bad8bb0df8c794bf598021eef7eebc7c/ubuntu-chrome-emoji.sh | bash

This script uses apt-get packet management utility, please update it in order to run on your system.

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