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LFS is a project that provides you with the steps necessary to build your own custom Linux system.

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Old 11-20-2005, 05:25 PM   #1
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chinese font support


Hi all,

I just setup LFS and BLFS version 6. I have fluxbox and firefox in my X. I want to browse some chinese websites with firefox but I can not get correct display even after I set the encoding in firefox to Chinese gb2312. I believe I have ZH_CN and ZH_TW included in the locale when building glibc. I can see entries such as *gb2312.1980-0 by xlsfonts. Can anyone tell me what might be wrong?

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Lik
 
Old 11-23-2005, 02:45 PM   #2
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For me the source version of Firefox was buggy.

Have you tried the binary version?
Better yet, have you tried the Chinese version?

Which directions for the font installation did you follow?

These are ones I've found:
Re: How to use Chinese in Debian Gnome Gui Desktop
Chinese Debian Mini Howto
 
Old 11-24-2005, 05:09 PM   #3
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Thanks. I install the chinese version of firefox from the binary but the fonts are still not display correctly. I think there is something wrong with my system settings. Can you give me any hints?

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Old 12-06-2005, 01:48 PM   #4
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Sorry for the late reply

As far as hints all I see is Setting up Japanese input and output for terminals and applications
(You'll need to adjust the specific parts for Japanese and apply them to Chinese.)

My advise get and use a Chinese distro and from there read Chinese LFS site
 
  


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