Arabic and Hebrew on the console

Miloš Komarčević kmilos at
Thu Oct 9 20:49:33 UTC 2008

On Thu, Oct 9, 2008 at 7:03 PM, Bill Nottingham <notting at> wrote:
> We currently display Arabic and Hebrew translations on the virtual
> console in LTR mode using the glyphs in latarcyrheb-sun16. Obviously,
> that's not the preferred way.
> Should we leave it this way, or do the same substitution to en_US that
> we do for CJK locales?

I have noticed some problems with Cyrillic (Serbian) as well (and same
with non-ASCII characters in Serbian Latin) - this is still LTR, but
comes out garbled.

Same issue, or a separate one I need to report in BZ?


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