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Old 10-12-2005, 09:02 PM   #1
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Hard to install unicode support?


How hard is it to install unicode support in Linux? Both of the server management companies I talked to have no idea what it is or how to install it. So I have to do it myself.

So far I've changed the locale but have no idea how to install these fonts. I extracted them in the fonts folder and added the folder with chkfontpath but it is not working. Did I miss a step somewhere?

These are the fonts I am trying to install:
http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/~mgk25/downl...s-fonts.tar.gz
http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/~mgk25/downl...s-asian.tar.gz
http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/~mgk25/downl...i100dpi.tar.gz
 
Old 10-12-2005, 09:57 PM   #2
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Fonts go in to the /usr/share/fonts folder... most distros offer outta-the-box unicode support. What distro are u using?
 
Old 10-12-2005, 09:58 PM   #3
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mkfontdir?

Which distro are we talking about, unicode support is usually built in.
 
Old 10-12-2005, 10:00 PM   #4
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Using cent os 3.5

I did put the fonts in there /usr/share/fonts
But do I also need to install console unicode fonts?
 
Old 10-12-2005, 10:49 PM   #5
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If you want console unicode support to need to change the console font to one that supports unicode (duh) but im not sure where in centos is that config file.
 
Old 10-12-2005, 11:12 PM   #6
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I am aware that I need to change the font, but I don't know where to get that font and what file to edit.
 
  


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