I have the same problem (Inkscape 0.92.2, openSUSE Leap 42.3).
As a temporary fix, it is possible for me to use the bold version by writing
the weight directly into the style field.
** Attachment added: "Choosing the weight by typing it manually"
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ubuntu bold font unavailable
Status in Inkscape:
Status in inkscape package in Ubuntu:
as can be seen from the attached image the bold weight of the ubuntu
is for an unknown reason not available in the style section of the
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 15.04
Package: inkscape 0.91-3ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.19.0-21.21-generic 3.19.8
Uname: Linux 3.19.0-21-generic x86_64
Date: Thu Jul 2 14:15:31 2015
InstallationDate: Installed on 2014-10-21 (253 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS "Trusty Tahr" - Release amd64
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to vivid on 2015-05-06 (57 days ago)
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