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How can we install Unicode fonts ?
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PostPosted: Wed 29 Jun 2005, 07:16    Post subject:  How can we install Unicode fonts ?  

Hello,

I live in Vietnam. Puppy 1.0.3 is very fine. However I can't display web sites in Vietnamese : instead of the accentuated Vietnamese characters, I got small rectangles.

I know the problem is with the fonts : apparently there are no Unicode fonts installed so that Mozilla cannot display the right characters. I know on other Linux system, like Debian, for instance, that we just need to install the MS truetype core fonts. How can we do that in Puppy ? and How can we reconfigure the locales, if possible ?

Thanks for any hint.
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PostPosted: Wed 29 Jun 2005, 13:55    Post subject:  

you can put True Type fonts in /root/.fonts
Mozilla should find them when it starts

if there is no .fonts dir in /root, you can create it (it's a hidden dir)

Firefox has a Character Encoding submenu in the View menu ... i do not know where it is in Mozilla
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PostPosted: Wed 29 Jun 2005, 14:04    Post subject:  

it's in the View menu for Mozilla too ! Very Happy
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PostPosted: Thu 30 Jun 2005, 00:12    Post subject:  

The locales are in /usr/share/locale
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