installing more fonts by default for better international coverage

Colin Walters walters at
Wed Aug 22 05:19:54 UTC 2007

On 8/22/07, Jens Petersen <petersen at> wrote:
> Hi,
> In the recent online I18n session at FUDConF8 there was some discussion
> of installation defaults related to international language support, and
> it was suggested that we should be installing more fonts by default to
> get better desktop language display coverage out of the box.
> So I would like to propose we start installing the following fonts by
> default on the desktop:
> fonts-ISO8859-2, fonts-KOI8-R, fonts-arabic, fonts-chinese,
> fonts-hebrew, fonts-indic, fonts-japanese, fonts-korean, fonts-sinhala,
> and xorg-x11-fonts.

I happened to be trying to figure out today what the massive set of
@*lang*-support groups list in the livecd-tools
livecd-fedora-desktop.kskickstart file was doing, and it seems to (for
the most part) just be
pulling in fonts like these.

So this may already be fixed.
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