Emoji not working Elementary OS Fix

Emoji not working Elementary OS Fix

This method will work on almost all linux distros.

  1. First install fonts using sudo apt install fonts-noto-color-emoji
  2. Go to .config folder and create a new folder and name it fontconfig.
  3. Then create another folder inside that and name it conf.d.
  4. Open the folder Right click > New> Empty file and name it 01-emoji.conf.
  5. Open the file in Code and paste this.
     <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
     <!DOCTYPE fontconfig SYSTEM "fonts.dtd">
     <fontconfig>
     <alias>
         <family>serif</family>
         <prefer>
             <family>Noto Color Emoji</family>
         </prefer>
     </alias>
     <alias>
         <family>sans-serif</family>
         <prefer>
             <family>Noto Color Emoji</family>
         </prefer>
     </alias>
     <alias>
         <family>monospace</family>
         <prefer>
             <family>Noto Color Emoji</family>
         </prefer>
     </alias>
     </fontconfig>
    
  6. To clear font cache run fc-cache -f -v
  7. Restart the programs
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