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 <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Subject: Cyrillic letters are displayed as double-width in most places
> To: email@example.com
> 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.
> From: Holger Levsen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Subject: closing
> To: email@example.com
> Date: Mon, 25 Aug 2008 12:59:08 +0200
> 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...