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Steam Linux client in Korean is completely unreadable #1725

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matthewa opened this Issue · 6 comments

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@matthewa

The client is unusable in Korean.

All the fonts are being smashed together into one clump.

This may be related to issue #415

Instead of empty boxes displaying, the fonts are just showing up clumped together.

@gdrewb-valve gdrewb-valve was assigned
@gdrewb-valve

It all looks fine for me. I have Korean fonts installed, though, do you? If not, are you testing just to see what would happen without font support? If you install a Korean font does it work?

@matthewa

Ah ha. That makes sense. I'll give it a shot. Just to confirm, this process if the proper way to install it right?
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/KoreanSetupHowto

@gdrewb-valve

I only installed the font, so all I did was "apt-get install ttf-wqy-zenhei". I unfortunately don't know anything about Korean so I didn't try to change my system locale or set up input.

@gdrewb-valve

How did things work out? Is there still an issue here to keep this open?

@matthewa

Yea looks like the user got it working by installing font.

Thanks

@matthewa matthewa closed this
@jincreator

Oh, I saw this bug report too late.
The default Korean font in Ubuntu is NanumGothic(나눔고딕) for sans-serif.
It's in fonts-nanum package, and Ubuntu 12.04 LiveCD already ships with it as default - even without installing through language-selector!

Also, the link https://help.ubuntu.com/community/KoreanSetupHowto contains too old(obsolute) information.
You don't need to do anything for installing sans-serif Korean font, because it's already included.

Anyway, I can confirm this bug is no more affected on system with no ttf-wqy-zenhei installed, so I will not reopen this issue. (fixed accidently?)

p.s afaik, ttf-wqy-zenhei is Chinese font, and it includes some Japanese and KOREAN characters.
If nothing changed at source code, I guess your system is not recent Ubuntu based distros, or accidently remove fonts-nanum.
As a result, it makes installing ttf-wqy-zenhei looks like solution, although it's not.

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