Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 510297
Issue with Display of Devanagari text in Terminal
Last modified: 2010-06-28 09:31:17 EDT
Created attachment 350959 [details]
Screenshot of the Issue
Description of problem:
Devanagari text does not show properly in Terminal. There are strange round characters present at places where they shouldnt be (refer to Screenshot attached)
For those who do understand Hindi (Devanagari) : The "matras" are not shown attached to their parent character, instead this strange round blob is there where the parent character should be.
Results in problems in reading the text
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
GNOME Terminal 2.26.2
open in vim (or use cat) for any file containing Hindi/Devanagari text.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Procure a file having Hindi Text in it
2. Open up gnome-terminal
3. cat <filename>
Strange Characters present in the text
(Cannot reproduce them here)
The text should appear the way it does in any other application -> Firefox, Java-based apps
Try copy-pasting the text into the Google Indic Transliterator to see the Difference
Saw the same issue in terminal in Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty
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