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[Bug 299158] Re: Liberation Mono, Droid Sans Mono: Combining diacritics out of place
For the Droid fonts, use fonts-noto instead, as it supersedes the
earlier Droid project.
** Package changed: ttf-liberation (Ubuntu) => fonts-liberation (Ubuntu)
** Package changed: ttf-dejavu (Ubuntu) => fonts-dejavu (Ubuntu)
** Package changed: ttf-droid (Ubuntu) => fonts-droid (Ubuntu)
** Changed in: fonts-droid (Ubuntu)
Status: Confirmed => Won't Fix
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Liberation Mono, Droid Sans Mono: Combining diacritics out of place
Status in fonts-dejavu package in Ubuntu:
Status in fonts-droid package in Ubuntu:
Status in fonts-liberation package in Ubuntu:
Status in msttcorefonts package in Ubuntu:
In the Liberation Mono font, combining diacritical marks are drawn
over the following character rather than the preceding.
According to the Unicode standard since at least version 3.0, chapter
3.6, verse D56, combining characters apply to the preceding base
character. However, this font renders them on the following base
1. Open gedit.
2. Type the following three code points: U+0061 U+0301 U+0065 (Latin small letter a, Combining acute accent, Latin small letter e).
3. Via Edit|Preferences|Font & Colors|Font, select the Liberation Mono font.
* Two grapheme clusters are displayed: Latin small letter a with acute accent, Latin small letter e.
* The grapheme clusters displayed are: Latin small letter a, Latin small letter e with acute accent.
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