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Asian Fonts

Fedora I18n maintains various fonts, in particular many for Asian languages. See also SIGs/Fonts for Fedora Fonts in general and Lohit for Indic.

Default fonts installation criteria

  • Default installation will have at least one font for scripts available on Unicode Basic Multilingual Plane (BMP) .
  • For script available on other planes of Unicode. One should do request through bugzilla for default installation of corresponding font.

Default fonts packages

  • Chinese: cjkuni-fonts, maybe moving to wqy-zenhei-fonts
  • Indic: see I18N/Indic#Fonts_list.
  • Japanese: vlgothic-fonts
  • Korean: un-core-dotum-fonts
  • Thai: thai-scalable-waree-fonts


Upstream Bugs


  • fontconfig to allow wqy-zenhei-fonts as a default zh font


Meetings are held biweekly on #fedora-i18n on Wednesdays at 0500 UTC.