Graphical options (properties) such as fontsize, font weight and so are not considered, only default graphical properties are displayed in linux ubuntu 10.04+
How to solve this problem?
The solution I propposed here worked for me.
Since 11.11 release (with update to 10.04 and ..) Ubuntu switch to OpenJDK replacing Oracle (Sun) JDK,JRE.
Since this changing graphical properties in Matlab don't work correctly (in my case). To solve this problem I replace my JDK, JRE from OpenJDK to Oracle JDK using the following