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Old 02-22-2007, 11:16 AM   #1
royal999
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Question what linux supports unicode(farsi) and NTFS and running widows softwares?


only i want to choose a Linux.
so i want to my Linux distribution has the following features:

1- support Unicode
(A- has a Persian keyboard layout B- can read them correctly)

2- can read NTFS file system files.

3- can run windows softwares.
(i know that it is impossible to all of windows softwares can be run
on Linux)

thanks.
 
Old 02-22-2007, 12:00 PM   #2
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1)
Debian _Etch_ is supposed to have a good utf8 support. I don't have any problem but my keyboard is more common than you.

Still, on every distro you can get, there are some applications that don't support utf8..

http://wiki.debian.org/UTF8BrokenApps

2)
All distro can do this. Some by default, for others you need to download a non-free module

3)
Wine for some applications - Any distro will do.
 
  


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