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Re: Lenny. Wrong displaying of symbols.

On Tue, May 12, 2009 at 10:51 PM, Kelly Clowers <kelly.clowers@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, May 12, 2009 at 06:09, Mark Goldshtein
> <mark.goldshtein@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello, list!
>> Would you, please, help me to correct a problem with improper
>> displaying of some symbols? It takes place everywhere, from console
>> output in Brasero to web pages in browser and window title. Couple
>> examples are below, mplayer window title and Gmail web interface in
>> SeaMonkey.
>> I have no idea what's wrong. Install was smooth and I did not touch a thing.
>> Thanks for your time and effort!
> You do not the proper fonts to display those glyphs, so instead you get a
> box with 4 hexadecimal digits that represent the Unicode code point of that
> character.

Thanks, I know that.

> Open up synaptic or  aptitude or whatever interactive package manager you
> prefer and look for fonts for whatever language(s) you need. Most fonts start
> with xfonts- or ttf- (ttf is probably what you need most).

I thought we live in Unicode world. In mswin environment same videos
or same web pages with these characters look right.
Maybe something wrong with default fonts in Debian Lenny?

Sincerely Yours'
Mark Goldshtein

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