My laptop runs Ubuntu 13.04, and is able to display text in foreign languages (e.g. Chinese) on websites.

But this is not the case with Debian. Despite installing all locales, my browser doesn't display text in foreign languages.

So, does anyone know/have a list of all the font packages that Ubuntu Desktop comes pre-installed with? (So, that I can simply install them on Debian.)

NOTE: I need a list of packages, as I need to do this via command-line.

  • @Alvar Please read this: askubuntu.com/q/313239/36459 – its_me Jun 27 '13 at 10:45
  • @Alvar I am using Debian (and Ubuntu). – its_me Jun 27 '13 at 11:02
  • @Alvar Are you sure Debian is off-topic? I've been told otherwise. Besides, the 'Debian' tag suggest the same, as I see it. – its_me Jun 27 '13 at 11:04
  • askubuntu.com/tags/debian/info Questions about using Debian are off topic. – Alvar Jun 27 '13 at 11:22

Try installing/running:

sudo apt-get install xvfb xfonts-base xfonts-75dpi xfonts-100dpi

sudo apt-get install xfonts-intl-chinese

and finally

sudo apt-get install xfonts-wqy

Hope it helps

  • Excellent. As I see it, xfonts-intl-* packages install fonts for most modern languages. – its_me Jun 27 '13 at 11:07
  • Has this worked? – BiggJJ Jun 27 '13 at 11:17
  • Yes, I can see the text now. – its_me Jun 27 '13 at 11:30

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