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I've been using GNOME shell for a long while, and still can't find a fix for this. There are certain fonts (like Roboto, Lucida Grande, among others) displaying tildes wrong, also with eñes (n with a hypen :P) For example:

Expected

Configuraci ó n - Some sentence with the e ñ e letter

Showed

Configuraci 'o n - Some sentence with the e ~n e letter.

I searched forums a bit, but since this problem isn't showing up on english machines, then I couldn't get any specific fix.

Any Ideas? Thanks!

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closed as too localized by Eric Carvalho, Eliah Kagan, Kevin Bowen, Mateo, Basharat Sialvi Apr 2 '13 at 2:18

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Are you still looking for help with this or did you solve the problem? If you did find an answer please consider adding it, thanks :) –  coversnail Apr 6 '12 at 15:40
    
Still nothing... although gnome-shell itself seems to be fixed, "pango" (which I think this problem is more related at) is getting these problems when using GTK3 :/ –  Padlite Apr 6 '12 at 19:37
    
This question appears to be abandoned and unanswered, are you still looking for an answer? If this question no longer applies then you can either delete it or answer it yourself if you've solved the problem. Thanks! –  Eric Carvalho Apr 1 '13 at 23:15
    
No answer found so far. By this and a lot of other litte issues, I ended up switching to phanteon-shell. –  Padlite Apr 2 '13 at 3:02
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