I install Zekr Qur'an study software from Ubuntu Software on Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS

In order to run, I must install this

sudo apt-get install libwebkitgtk-1.0-0

after Zekr can run, I got diacritics (harakaat/tashkeel) not displaying properly.


I think, it can be fixed by change the font. Tools > Options > View

  • Setting View before I changed

    before changed

  • Setting View after I changed quran_fontName add KFGQPC Uthmanic Script HAFS


    RESULT : Diacritics still not displaying properly

    after view


I have installed this font KFGQPC Uthmanic Script HAFS, KFGQPC Uthman Taha Naskh, Scheherazade, mry_KacstQurn, me_quran and change quran_fontName with that font. but the result is same, diacritics not displaying properly.

any ideas ?

Thank You so much for help

  • Have you tried to make use of the standard fonts for Arabic in Ubuntu? sudo apt install fonts-arabeyes fonts-kacst – Gunnar Hjalmarsson Jan 26 '17 at 10:54
  • I have tried but not solve my problem. – ryanw Jan 26 '17 at 11:13
  • This should be reported as bug to Zekr project.

    As I had tried similar experiment before, I expect the developer is trying to make diacritics (harakaat/tashkeel) with different color than letters.

    So Zekr prints letters without diacritics on a layer, then diacritics on another layer.

    Which may work for some font/rendering-kit combinations but not for all. Diacritics are not in the correct position with respect each letter.

  • Try remove all fonts from that priority list of quran_fontName put only: Scheherazade or me_quran .

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