[mythtv-users] suqare boxes for all the characters for mythfrontend

Shiju Mathew mshiju at gmail.com
Mon Aug 8 09:58:52 UTC 2005

Thanks for all the responses. As Paul mentioned it was the problem
with the LANG setting. After exporting the LANG setting and recreating
the database, the charecters were displayed properly.


On 8/6/05, chris at cpr.homelinux.net <chris at cpr.homelinux.net> wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 06, 2005 at 05:48:09PM +1000, Paul Andreassen wrote:
> > X-windows should find a suitable font for you even if the requested one isn't
> > installed.
> If the chosen font isn't scalable and the requested size is smaller than
> the smallest available rendering then you will get square boxes as a
> form of "greeking".  Install scalable fonts or change the configuration
> to use a larger font sizes and the boxes should go away.
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