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Bug#278246: marked as done (Cyrillic letters are displayed as double-width in most places)

Hi, I agree to close this...

> 278246: http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=278246

> From: Paul Pogonyshev <pogonyshev@gmx.net>
> Subject: Cyrillic letters are displayed as double-width in most places
> To: submit@bugs.debian.org
> Date: Mon, 25 Oct 2004 21:09:51 +0300
> Package: generic
> Severity: important
> Tags: sarge
> In both KDE (e.g. Konqueror, Kmail) and GNOME (e.g. gedit) applications
> Cyrillic letters are displayed as double-width.  However, Mozilla and
> Mozilla-based browsers display them properly, as does GNU Emacs (customly
> compiled recent CVS.)

Aha... I know.

> There must be some low-level package responsible for this, I just don't
> know which.  Maybe fontconfig or something.
> Paul

> From: Holger Levsen <holger@layer-acht.org>
> Subject: closing
> To: 278246-done@bugs.debian.org
> Date: Mon, 25 Aug 2008 12:59:08 +0200
> Hi,
> closing as this bug has been tagged unreproducable three years ago and was 
> caused by invalid font configuration.

Yes.  Just for web archive search people:

This happens if application's default fonts uses Japanese or Chinese
fonts over ones provided by European font sets.

It is certainly user problem and we should have FAQ somewhere...


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