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    Default Firefox default font rendering problem

    Hello,
    I am using GNOME and my default browser is Firefox.

    I have a problem with Cyrillic font rendering in Firefox (GNOME does this correctly). For example, some letters in Serbian Cyrillic does not show correctly such as ћ which is shown as т.

    I didn't change any options since installing OpenSUSE.

    How can I fix this?

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    Default Re: Firefox default font rendering problem

    Hello,

    Did you solve this? I'm having exact same problem. However, Chrome Browser works like a charm (doesn't have this issue).

    Anyone?

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    Default Re: Firefox default font rendering problem

    Please check content of "~/.profile".
    On this machine the LANG shell variable is as follows (set in two places: ".profile" and "/etc/sysconfig/language" [RC_LANG="de_DE.UTF-8"]:
    Code:
     > echo $LANG
    de_DE.UTF-8
     >
    The non-German language users on this machine override the 'RC_LANG' value in their "~/.profile" files.

    In the Firefox Set-up, have you included the "Serbian [sr]" language in the "Content" tab "Languages" section?

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    Default Re: Firefox default font rendering problem

    Quote Originally Posted by dcurtisfra View Post
    Please check content of "~/.profile".
    On this machine the LANG shell variable is as follows (set in two places: ".profile" and "/etc/sysconfig/language" [RC_LANG="de_DE.UTF-8"]:
    Code:
     > echo $LANG
    de_DE.UTF-8
     >
    The non-German language users on this machine override the 'RC_LANG' value in their "~/.profile" files.

    In the Firefox Set-up, have you included the "Serbian [sr]" language in the "Content" tab "Languages" section?
    Thank you for answering. Yes, I included Serbian language in "Content" tab under "Languages" section. Also, added override to ~/.profile file. Still nothing.
    As I mentioned, this is happening only in Firefox and only on OpenSuse Gnome 42.1. My colleagues use ther distros (ubuntu and its derivates) and they don't have this problem.

    Again thank you for your help!

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    Default Re: Firefox default font rendering problem

    Do you have the following package installed: MozillaFirefox-translations-other?
    Code:
     > zypper info --provides MozillaFirefox-translations-other
    Daten des Repositories laden ...
    Installierte Pakete lesen ...
    
    
    Informationen für Paket MozillaFirefox-translations-other:
    ----------------------------------------------------------
    Repository: Hauptaktualisierungs-Repository
    Name: MozillaFirefox-translations-other
    Version: 47.0-71.1
    Arch: x86_64
    Anbieter: openSUSE
    Installiert: Nein
    Status: nicht installiert
    Installierte Größe: 113,6 MiB
    Zusammenfassung: Extra translations for Firefox
    Beschreibung:
      This package contains rarely used languages for the user interface
      of Firefox.
    Bietet:
      locale(MozillaFirefox:ach;af;ak;as;ast;be;bg;bn_BD;bn_IN;br;bs;csb;cy;en_ZA;eo;es_MX;et;eu;fa;ff;fy_NL;ga_IE;gd;gl;gu_IN;he;hi_IN;hr;hy_AM;id;is;kk;km;kn;ku;lg;lij;lt;lv;mai;mk;ml;mr;nn_NO;nso;or;pa_IN;rm;ro;si;sk;sl;son;sq;sr;ta;ta_LK;te;th;tr;uk;uz;vi;zu)
      MozillaFirefox-translations-other == 47.0-71.1
      MozillaFirefox-translations-other(x86-64) == 47.0-71.1
     >
    Please note especially the locale: sr.
    The package MozillaFirefox-translations-common only provides the following locale:
    Code:
    Bietet:
      locale(MozillaFirefox:ar;ca;cs;da;de;en_GB;el;es_AR;es_CL;es_ES;fi;fr;hu;it;ja;ko;nb_NO;nl;pl;pt_BR;pt_PT;ru;sv_SE;zh_CN;zh_TW)

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    Default Re: Firefox default font rendering problem

    Quote Originally Posted by dcurtisfra View Post
    Do you have the following package installed: MozillaFirefox-translations-other?
    Code:
     > zypper info --provides MozillaFirefox-translations-other
    Daten des Repositories laden ...
    Installierte Pakete lesen ...
    
    
    Informationen für Paket MozillaFirefox-translations-other:
    ----------------------------------------------------------
    Repository: Hauptaktualisierungs-Repository
    Name: MozillaFirefox-translations-other
    Version: 47.0-71.1
    Arch: x86_64
    Anbieter: openSUSE
    Installiert: Nein
    Status: nicht installiert
    Installierte Größe: 113,6 MiB
    Zusammenfassung: Extra translations for Firefox
    Beschreibung:
      This package contains rarely used languages for the user interface
      of Firefox.
    Bietet:
      locale(MozillaFirefox:ach;af;ak;as;ast;be;bg;bn_BD;bn_IN;br;bs;csb;cy;en_ZA;eo;es_MX;et;eu;fa;ff;fy_NL;ga_IE;gd;gl;gu_IN;he;hi_IN;hr;hy_AM;id;is;kk;km;kn;ku;lg;lij;lt;lv;mai;mk;ml;mr;nn_NO;nso;or;pa_IN;rm;ro;si;sk;sl;son;sq;sr;ta;ta_LK;te;th;tr;uk;uz;vi;zu)
      MozillaFirefox-translations-other == 47.0-71.1
      MozillaFirefox-translations-other(x86-64) == 47.0-71.1
     >
    Please note especially the locale: sr.
    The package MozillaFirefox-translations-common only provides the following locale:
    Code:
    Bietet:
      locale(MozillaFirefox:ar;ca;cs;da;de;en_GB;el;es_AR;es_CL;es_ES;fi;fr;hu;it;ja;ko;nb_NO;nl;pl;pt_BR;pt_PT;ru;sv_SE;zh_CN;zh_TW)
    Again, thank you for helping me...

    I'm sorry for not answering earlier - I'm changing colleague who is on vacation which is why I respond slowly...

    Yes I have this package installed... Here is my output.

    Code:
    Loading repository data...
    Reading installed packages...
    'MozillaFirefox-translations-other' is already installed.
    No update candidate for 'MozillaFirefox-translations-other-47.0-24.1.x86_64'. The highest available version is already installed.
    Resolving package dependencies...
    
    Nothing to do.
    And this also...

    Code:
    >zypper info --provides MozillaFirefox-translations-other
    Loading repository data...
    Reading installed packages...
    
    
    Information for package MozillaFirefox-translations-other:
    ----------------------------------------------------------
    Repository: Main Update Repository
    Name: MozillaFirefox-translations-other
    Version: 47.0-24.1
    Arch: x86_64
    Vendor: openSUSE
    Installed: Yes
    Status: up-to-date
    Installed Size: 113.6 MiB
    Summary: Extra translations for Firefox
    Description: 
      This package contains rarely used languages for the user interface
      of Firefox.
    Provides:
      locale(MozillaFirefox:ach;af;ak;as;ast;be;bg;bn_BD;bn_IN;br;bs;csb;cy;en_ZA;eo;es_MX;et;eu;fa;ff;fy_NL;ga_IE;gd;gl;gu_IN;he;hi_IN;hr;hy_AM;id;is;kk;km;kn;ku;lg;lij;lt;lv;mai;mk;ml;mr;nn_NO;nso;or;pa_IN;rm;ro;si;sk;sl;son;sq;sr;ta;ta_LK;te;th;tr;uk;uz;vi;zu)
      MozillaFirefox-translations-other == 47.0-24.1
      MozillaFirefox-translations-other(x86-64) == 47.0-24.1
    Chears!

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    Default Re: Firefox default font rendering problem

    And?
    Do the Serbian Cyrillic characters really not appear in Firefox when the "MozillaFirefox-translations-other" Package is installed?

    If the Serbian Cyrillic characters are not being correctly displayed by Mozilla Firefox despite the installation of the "translations-other" Package and the correct selection of the Mozilla Firefox language behaviour, then a Bug-Report is needed: <https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/index.cgi> (login with your Forum user-name and password).

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