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Bug 81879 - konsole font is screwed up in Arabic
konsole font is screwed up in Arabic
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: fontconfig (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Owen Taylor
Ben Levenson
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Reported: 2003-01-14 15:16 EST by Bill Nottingham
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:33 EDT (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2004-09-02 15:11:29 EDT
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Description Bill Nottingham 2003-01-14 15:16:38 EST
Start KDE from GDM selecting Arabic(Egypt).

Start konsole.

The font is strangely spaced out (proportional?)
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2003-01-14 15:35:31 EST
Cc'ing Owen; basically, for monospace, it's matching the language first, and so
getting the proportional arabic font.
Comment 2 Owen Taylor 2003-01-14 17:11:34 EST
Filed as http://www.fontconfig.org/cgi-bin/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=7
Comment 3 Owen Taylor 2003-02-04 16:35:30 EST
Untargetting, because I have no idea how to fix in fontconfig for
now. I think Arabic users will just have to go into the KDE terminal config 
and change the font to something different.

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