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Re: Lenny. Boxed numbers instead of characters.

On Mon, Sep 28, 2009 at 10:59, Mark Goldshtein
<mark.goldshtein@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 28, 2009 at 9:50 PM, Eduardo M KALINOWSKI
> <eduardo@kalinowski.com.br> wrote:
>> On Seg, 28 Set 2009, Mark Goldshtein wrote:
>>> Hello, list!
>>> Would you, please, help me to fix something in Lenny, that cause
>>> improper displaying of non-English characters? As you may see in the
>>> attachments, there is a big difference in characters on Ubuntu 9.04
>>> screen and on Lenny's screen.
>>> 'locale' output is exactly the same in both systems:
>> It's not a problem with the locales. You simply do not have japanese fonts
>> in your Debian box.
>> 'aptitude search ttf' or 'aptitude search font' give a lot of font packages.
>> Look for one with the characters you need.
> Maybe there is a sort of 'universal' font does exist? A font which
> cover most of characters?

Well, unifont has "a glyph for each visible Unicode 5.1 Plane 0 character"
It isn't great, but it is better than boxes.

Kelly Clowers

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