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Old 11-19-2003, 03:57 PM   #1
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how-to install chinese fonts


i have installed twmoefonts using portage (i use gentoo) & added fonts directory to
etc/X11/XF86Config

then i restart X server...

and nothing changes...

i want use them in mozilla... but it's dont working (
i open site withc chinese "signs" on it and i dont see them...

what to do to install and use those or other fonts...?

pls help me...
 
Old 11-19-2003, 10:22 PM   #2
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You need to change the font setting for the language encoding in Mozilla, somewhere in the preference you can change it.
 
Old 11-20-2003, 09:22 AM   #3
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i got problem...

i copyt my fonts to: cd /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/TTF


root@localhost / # cd /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/TTF
root@localhost TTF # ls
encodings.dir fonts.scale luximr.ttf luxirr.ttf luxisr.ttf
ffangsong.ttf jfangsong.ttf luximri.ttf luxirri.ttf luxisri.ttf
fonts.cache-1 luximb.ttf luxirb.ttf luxisb.ttf mssong.ttf
fonts.dir luximbi.ttf luxirbi.ttf luxisbi.ttf


as you see there are some ttf fonts...
but i cant use any of them in my system!!!

here is a part of my XF86Config file:


FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/local/"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/misc/"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi/:unscaled"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi/:unscaled"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/Speedo/"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/Type1/"
# FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/TrueType/"
# FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/freefont/"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi/"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi/"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/ttf/zh_TW/"
FontPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/TTF/"

what to do to make them work ? ? ? ?
 
Old 11-20-2003, 10:42 AM   #4
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try mkfontdir in /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/TTF then restart X
 
Old 11-20-2003, 10:54 AM   #5
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now i got second problem... every program see my new chinese fonts but mozilla see only standard fonts...

(Mozilla >> Edit >> Preferences... >> Apearance >> Fonts )

in list of fonts there i have only standard old fonts... (oder aplications can normal use my chinese fonts)

 
Old 11-20-2003, 11:19 AM   #6
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make sure mozilla is compiled with xft support (it is by default though)
 
Old 02-24-2005, 04:22 PM   #7
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run fc-cache as root after adding new fonts.

if the system complains there is no fc-cache, do whereis fc-cache. then run that command.
 
  


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