Downloaded ubuntu-font-family-0.83 from design.ubuntu.com/font.

This bug also affects me on Debian 9.

If I remove Ubuntu Medium, Ubuntu Light renders properly in LibreOffice.

Also, Microsoft Windows displays Ubuntu Medium's font name as "Ubuntu
Light."

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https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1512111

Title:
  "Ubuntu Light" font has heavier weight than "Ubuntu"

Status in One Hundred Papercuts:
  In Progress
Status in Ubuntu Font Family:
  In Progress
Status in chromium-browser package in Ubuntu:
  Confirmed
Status in ubuntu-font-family-sources package in Ubuntu:
  In Progress
Status in ubuntu-font-family-sources source package in Wily:
  Triaged

Bug description:
  After upgrading from Vivid to Wily, pages using the "Ubuntu light" font 
actually renders with a weight heavier than the regular one in web pages.
  This happens with Chrome/Chromium and also the Ubuntu browser.

  After manually reinstalling the 0.80-0ubuntu6 version from Vivid (in
  place of 0.83-0ubuntu1), the issue is fixed.

  See the attached screenshot showing the result seen browing
  https://www.google.com/fonts#UsePlace:use/Collection:Ubuntu

  ProblemType: Bug
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 15.10
  Package: ttf-ubuntu-font-family 0.83-0ubuntu1
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.2.0-17.21-generic 4.2.3
  Uname: Linux 4.2.0-17-generic x86_64
  ApportVersion: 2.19.1-0ubuntu4
  Architecture: amd64
  CurrentDesktop: Unity
  Date: Sun Nov  1 17:55:19 2015
  Dependencies:

  InstallationDate: Installed on 2014-10-14 (382 days ago)
  InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 14.10 "Utopic Unicorn" - Alpha amd64 (20140923)
  PackageArchitecture: all
  SourcePackage: ubuntu-font-family-sources
  UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to wily on 2015-10-31 (0 days ago)

  IMPACT: Ubuntu Light font renders incorrectly for all 15.10 users
  which impacts the usability and visual design.

  The new version of font package (0.831) corrects the relationship
  between Light and Medium weight to follow the commonly used naming
  standards:

  Ubuntu Light  Light   Light Italic            
  Ubuntu        Regular Italic  Bold    Bold Italic
  Ubuntu Medium Medium  Medium Italic           
  Ubuntu Condensed      Regular                 
  Ubuntu Mono   Regular Italic  Bold    Bold Italic

  TEST CASE: in 15.10, go to
  https://www.google.com/fonts#UsePlace:use/Collection:Ubuntu

  If the Light weight renders heavier than Normal weight, the bug is in
  place

  REGRESSION POTENTIAL

  0.831 was tested by manually running in 15.10 and no regression was
  noticed, while the bug was fixed. The potential for regression is
  small.

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