greek characters not displaying on chromium-FreeBSD
geo.liaskos at gmail.com
Wed Jan 4 15:37:25 UTC 2012
On Mon, Jan 2, 2012 at 9:21 PM, Luigi Rizzo <rizzo at iet.unipi.it> wrote:
> I just noticed that Chromium 16.0.912.63 (on FreeBSD 9.0-RC2 amd64,
> and a basic install of Xorg 7.5.1 does not properly display greek characters
> (such as α β and so on)
> A simple offending file is this:
> <!DOCTYPE html>
> α β γ δ σ
> and it does work on Firefox 8.0 on the same machine, and on Chrome on OSX,
> so i really suspect a bug in chromium and not in the X11 configuration.
> Attached (and at http://info.iet.unipi.it/~luigi/doc/20120102-chromium-greek-fonts.gif )
> you can see a snapshot of the screen showing how Firefox displays
> the characters correctly, while chromium completely fails on the main
> window (I cannot map the gliphs to anything i know, but did not try
> too hard, either), and fails in a different mode in the "Developer Tools"
> window (three chars out of five are shown correctly).
> Any ideas on what could be wrong and a possible temporary workaround ?
It works fine here , what encoding do you use to save the text file?
I am from Greece, so it happens that i browse content with Greek
letters a lot. :)
I will try to setup a VM the the minimum packages required to run
chrome, maybe we miss a dependency that happens to be installed anyway
with KDE / Gnome or whatever.
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