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[Bug 1227034] Re: Default Chinese font changed to fonts-arphic-ukai after completing language support installation for zh-* locales
Thanks for the good work. The zh_CN locale now works as expected.
However, I wish I could say the same thing for the en_US locale. I am
attaching a screenshot showing that many Chinese characters were missing
(represented by rectangles) when running the Chromium browser.
I would like to note several other observations:
1. The missing Chinese characters were properly shown in Firefox.
I.e., No problem in Firefox, big problem in Chromium.
2. In Chromium, I cannot find Droid Sans Fallback fonts in the
(Setting --> Select default fonts).
3. I am also encountering missing Chinese character problems in using
Fcitx (Chinese input engine). This may render Ubuntu 14.04 unusable for
(at least) English locale users who have a need to input Chinese
4. In zh_CN.UTF-8 locale, the command ' fc-match "sans" ' returns
DroidSansFallbackFull.ttf: "Droid Sans" "Regular"
4. In en_US.UTF-8 locale, the same command ' fc-match "sans" ' returns
DejaVuSans.ttf: "DejaVu Sans" "Book"
** Attachment added: "Screenshot from 2014-04-11 15:47:53.png"
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Default Chinese font changed to fonts-arphic-ukai after completing
language support installation for zh-* locales
Status in Ubuntu Kylin:
Status in “fonts-android” package in Ubuntu:
Status in “fonts-takao” package in Ubuntu:
Status in “language-selector” package in Ubuntu:
After completing language support installation, fonts-arphic-ukai and
fonts-arphic-uming are pulled into user's system and then fontconfig
chooses Ukai over Droid Sans Fallback for the default sans-serif font.
This is not the desired behavior as Ukai doesn't fit well into the
category of screen fonts comparing to Droid Sans.
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