Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1284237
[kn] Change the default Kannada font to Noto from Lohit-Kannada
Last modified: 2017-08-08 08:27:07 EDT
Description of problem:
Aesthetically the Noto fonts are way better than Lohit-Kannada. Change the default system font for Kannada to Noto.
The default fonts of the current fedora releases are Lohit-Kannada
Noto should be made the default font.
Additional info: To see a comparison between these two fonts, please follow below steps:
1.Make sure that you have Noto font
2.Open the UTRRS page : http://utrrs-testing.rhcloud.com/language/kn
3.Enter "Noto Sans Kannada" and click on Change Font button.
4.Compare the References (Lohit-Kannada) with those of rendered Characters (Noto Sans) for Code points, GPOS and GSUB.
Agree with Shankar on this.
Created attachment 1097520 [details]
Here is a comparison between two fonts.
I support this change of font to Noto Sans Kannada from Lohit Kannada.
I don't think that the component of this bug should be font-manager. font-manager is a user program to manage installed fonts for the user in the system.
It does not define that default system fonts that are shipped with Fedora.
Ok. I was not aware of the relevant packages for this bug.
If you know which component decides the default packages for a locale, please change it.
Thanks in advance.
Here, by default packages I meant default font packages.
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 24 development cycle.
Changing version to '24'.
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