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I've tried to download and install tahoma font in my Ubuntu 13.04. Everything works fine except there is a problem with two characters ی and ي (d and shift+d in persian layout)

These are displayed incorrectly everywhere (webpages, libreoffice, etc). Wherever it should display ی, displays ي and vice-versa.

My question is if I can swap these two in a font-editor application or something?

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Reinstall tahoma fonts, seems like yours' broken. Enter this in terminal to install Tahoma and some Persian standard fonts. Refresh your browser(f5).

wget -c http://hezardastan.sourceforge.net/persianfonts/tahoma.tar.gz
wget -c http://hezardastan.sourceforge.net/persianfonts/bfonts.tar.gz
sudo mkdir /usr/share/fonts/truetype/ttf-persian-fonts
sudo tar zxvf tahoma.tar.gz -C /usr/share/fonts/truetype/ttf-persian-fonts
sudo tar zxvf bfonts.tar.gz -C /usr/share/fonts/truetype/ttf-persian-fonts
sudo fc-cache -f -v
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Thank you. That was helpful. –  Sushiant Oct 5 at 23:38

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