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Author Topic: Arabic fonts in VL5.8 SOHO ??  (Read 2611 times)

davinci

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Arabic fonts in VL5.8 SOHO ??
« on: July 04, 2007, 11:53:20 am »

i have problem in arabic fonts ..
names of arabic files appear as ????????? (question marks )
and in web pages it appears so bad-looking .
so how can i solve this problem ?

note:-
i have installed kde-arabic package , also fontforge by gslapt .

 ??? ??? ???
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Re: Arabic fonts in VL5.8 SOHO ??
« Reply #1 on: July 04, 2007, 06:04:14 pm »

Have a look at http://www.unifont.org/fontguide/ (see Middle East section)

And let me know if you need help installing fonts.
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Re: Arabic fonts in VL5.8 SOHO ??
« Reply #2 on: July 05, 2007, 01:21:09 am »

hanumizzle

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i downloaded i file for arabic fonts in *.tar.bz2 format i extract it into 2 files in *.bdf and a file in *.pcf formats i try to install them by font installer in kde ..right or wrong ??

i also copy some fonts from windows fonts folder , also installing by font installer and there is a little improvement .
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Re: Arabic fonts in VL5.8 SOHO ??
« Reply #3 on: July 06, 2007, 04:53:52 pm »

hanumizzle

first thanks to reply

i downloaded i file for arabic fonts in *.tar.bz2 format i extract it into 2 files in *.bdf and a file in *.pcf formats i try to install them by font installer in kde ..right or wrong ??

i also copy some fonts from windows fonts folder , also installing by font installer and there is a little improvement .


I never used the KDE font installer, so I'm in the dark there, as it were.

One easy way to install fonts is to find Arabic TrueType fonts (such as these ones: http://www.arabeyes.org/project.php?proj=Khotot), then extract them into the .fonts/ directory in your home directory. Then run fc-cache and they should be ready for use.
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