How to make Mozilla display Korean (or CJK-type) characters?

Bernd Walter ticso at
Sun May 11 08:00:54 PDT 2003

On Tue, May 06, 2003 at 12:00:49PM +0900, Rob Lahaye wrote:
> I seem to remember that Mozilla somehow out-of-the-box could display
> non-roman charactersets, such as Korean. But Mozilla doesn't seem
> to do that anymore. What should I do ?
> I have installed the Korean johabfonts-port, which mentions something
> about Mozilla in its pkg-descr file. I installed it and included the
> directory in my fonts for X11; to no avail.
> In Mozilla I can select as the character set "Korean(JOHAB)", but when I
> check it next time, it is again on "Korean(EUC-KR)".
> Non-roman characters are displayed as squares that seem to have four tiny
> roman characters in them.
> Is this a bug in Mozilla, or is my fonts setup buggy, or is this a
> more fundamental FreeBSD issue?

I had the same problem.
Compile the mozilla port with -DWITHOUT_XFT=yes.

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