and my unzip(1) program said
[EMAIL PROTECTED]:/tmp/download/farsi> unzip farsifonts-0.4.zip
End-of-central-directory signature not found. Either this file is not
a zipfile, or it constitutes one disk of a multi-part archive. In the
latter case the central directory and zipfile comment will be found on
the last disk(s) of this archive.
unzip: cannot find zipfile directory in one of farsifonts-0.4.zip or
farsifonts-0.4.zip.zip, and cannot find farsifonts-0.4.zip.ZIP, period.
Then I used my friends Windows box, unpack it, shipped it over
to my linux box and used kcontrol to install it, confirmed via gnome-font-properties(1)
that my GNOME desktop sees them as well...and I chosed Roya for my
Application Font, Desktop Font, Windows Title Font....
But the problem still remains....
Also, I didn't know what to do with the fonts.conf file you pointed out, should I
download and put in it my $HOME/.fonts.conf
...funny thing....the faulty operations I described can be fixed by pressing
shift-d , that is regular 'd' generates the bad "ye" and 'shift-d' generates the
I have done this before on FC2 and FC4 in KDE....this is my new FC4 box
which I had to switch to gnome because the alt-shift keyboard switching was'nt
working on KDE...anyway, I should'nt polute the problem...
On 12/2/05, Behdad Esfahbod <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
On Fri, 2 Dec 2005, Medi Montaseri wrote:
> I am having some problems with my Farsi fonts on my browser and in gedit
> on a Linux box (Fedor Core 4, Gnome )
> My problem is
> Letter "Ye" is always rendered as though it was an independent or
> detatched letter. For example, in the word "MILI" (as in mili-second) all
> "Ye" letters are rendered as it would with "MEHDI" where "ye" is not
> connected to "de".
Basically, you don't have good fonts, and that's the default on
FC4 unfortunately :(. You need to install the FarsiWeb fonts
package (available from http://farsiweb.info/) to start with.
There is a fontconfig configuration file like this one:
This will be included in fontconfig-2.4 release coming soon.
> Some help is appreciated.
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