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Installing Japanese characters
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ThreeEightTwo

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PostPosted: Sat 26 Oct 2013, 13:01    Post subject:  Installing Japanese characters  

I'm using Precise 5.7.1, and am trying to find a way to display Japanese characters in the Opera web browser. However, everything I've searched seems to point to SCIM instead. How do you install & display Japanese characters?
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darkcity


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PostPosted: Sat 26 Oct 2013, 18:22    Post subject:  

Do you have a Japanese font installed?

Here is a link to CJK_fonts-ttf.pet that include Chinese Japanese and Korean characters.
http://murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?p=685339#685339

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MochiMoppel


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PostPosted: Sat 26 Oct 2013, 21:22    Post subject:  

Simply download a Japanese font of your choice and copy it to /usr/share/fonts/default/TTF/

I use M+1P+IPAG, which you can download here:
ftp://210.159.71.23/pub/linux/puppylinux/fonts/M+1P+IPAG.ttf

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ninaholic


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PostPosted: Sun 27 Oct 2013, 00:59    Post subject:  

MochiMoppel wrote:
Simply download a Japanese font or your choice and copy it to /usr/share/fonts/default/TTF/

I use M+1P+IPAG, which you can download here:
ftp://210.159.71.23/pub/linux/puppylinux/fonts/M+1P+IPAG.ttf

Thanks. I was wondering the same thing, and this worked for me! Smile

I ended using one called unifont.ttf (from lang_pack_all-0.9.sfs) so I could also see Hindi, Thai, Korean and others.
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MochiMoppel


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PostPosted: Sun 27 Oct 2013, 02:43    Post subject:  

ninaholic wrote:
so I could also see Hindi, Thai, Korean and others.
Looks all Greek to me ... Wink
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ThreeEightTwo

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PostPosted: Sun 27 Oct 2013, 13:08    Post subject:  

Great, I'm up and running! Thank you all, especially to darkcity. I chose his font pack out of all the other options. Either option will do.

That was pretty easy. I was expecting a more complicated and over-sophisticated method.
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