"One persistent problem I used to face while using GNU/Linux was
when I visited sites containing certain flash based games. The
games played well but they never displayed the text embedded in it.
I thought that it was a drawback of the flash player ver 7 provided
for Linux. It never occurred to me to dig into the problem and find
why it was happening so.
"But recently, in the process of installing a software package,
I installed all the core Microsoft fonts on my machine running
Linux. In Ubuntu/Debian, there is a package called msttcorefonts
which bundles all the most common true type Windows fonts. You can
also copy the fonts from your Windows partition to Linux if you are
dual booting between the two OSes..."