Arabic and Hebrew on the console

Bill Nottingham notting at
Thu Oct 9 20:56:49 UTC 2008

Miloš Komarčević (kmilos at said: 
> 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?

No, that would be a separate issue. Although it's probably related to
bug 458362.


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