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Re: [tlug] Japanese fonts don't look so hot in FireFox/CentOS

>    I've noticed that for a lot of web pages I go to, the default Japanese 
> font for UTF-8 encodings looks pretty nasty. It's really compressed and 
> not aliased or anything. I'm somewhat certain that better fonts probably 
> exist, but I'm not entirely sure which problem I should be addressing. Is 
> this a FireFox issue? A Linux issue? An installed fonts issue? I'm so 
> uninformed that I'm not even sure what question to ask.
>    When I type in Japanese or recieve Japanese email, the font looks okay. 
> I've noticed that the fonts will change depending on whether or not I use 
> UTF-8, EUC-JP, Shift JIS, or whatever. Some look better than others, but 
> just about all of them look better in Thunderbird than what I get on most 
> web pages.
>    What should I be looking to change here? Install some new fonts? Change 
> settings? Am I just stuck depending on what encoding the pages are?

One place to start is the following:

Look at the section "Check your browser".

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