Viewing Non-English Characters in Firefox
I seem to be having some problems with viewing foreign characters in Firefox. For example, examining a page in Wikipedia with Chinese characters shows me, instead of the characters, a bunch of boxes with the (I assume) unicode numbers for that character.
Also, on my Xanga page, I get symbols like this:
When I view the page in Lynx, there is nothing there. Viewing it in Konqueror shows me *'s.
My keyboard is set to en_US, though I can change the layout to Spanish and see those characters:
So I am very confused. If anyone has any suggestions, I'd be very grateful. Thanks!
Oh, and viewing the Wikipedia page in Konqueror shows me little boxes instead of the Chinese characters. Viewing it in Lynx shows me the & numbers.
Adding character set support in Firefox/linux
Add the character set to your computer. For example,
Originally Posted by Cabhan
yum install ttfonts-ko
yum install ttfonts-zh_CN
yum install ttfonts-zh_TW
Then restart firefox with character set auto-detect and you should be fine.