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How do you make the unicode Bitcoin symbol show correctly in text on Linux?

The Bitcoin symbol was added to the Unicode standard as ₿ (U+20BF). This shows up as a placeholder (empty box) in texts for me. What do you have to do so it will be shown in text, e.g. in the browser?
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How do you type the ₿ Bitcoin Symbol in Android Google Keyboard?

Is there a way to enable the Bitcoin symbol on my Android 9 Google Keyboard? I don't see it anywhere.
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Plain text for the Bitcoin symbol

It seems that the most widely used symbol for Bitcoin is a B with two vertical lines through it1. It makes sense, as a single letter with a line or two through it is common for many currencies. Is ...
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Current Bitcoin symbol: Who designed it, when and why?

I am looking for informations about the authors of the current symbol used for Bitcoin. I am also interested about any brand design explainations such as graphic guidelines, and the way this symbol ...
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