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

Rob Lahaye lahaye at
Sun May 11 08:27:53 PDT 2003

Bernd Walter wrote:
> 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.

Indeed that did it!
Thank you.

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