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Old 03-18-2002, 07:21 PM   #1
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Question Browsing arabic web sites

i am a new user of linux
and i have finished installing my modem a few min ago after alot of work and asking
and i am now trying to know how to browse arabic web site
can anyone help
and plz take care if i have to do anything plz tell it to me in a simple way cos as u know i am a new user
Old 03-19-2002, 01:06 AM   #2
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I don't know how it is with arabis, but: make sure you've got arabic fonts installed. They will be useful :-). If the web page is properly written (encoding set at the beggining) it should look good the first time.
It will be good also to configure your browser. In Netscape it's Edit -> Preferences -> Navigator -> Languages -> Default Character Coding. There are four arabic codings available, but I think ISO-8859-6 will be the best choice.


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