DejaVu fonts (Was: Ethiopean)

Sergey Udaltsov sergey.udaltsov at
Fri Aug 24 10:07:49 EDT 2007

> I'm afraid I'm totally ignorant of the subject.  How is the Xlib compose handling
> supposed to work in applications?  Would it also work in Write.activity?
First, you should replace Compose file (in
/usr/share/X11/locale/en_US.UTF-8). In addition, setting
GTK_IM_MODULE=xim should explain gtk+ apps they have to use XIM.
That's about it IIRC.

> By the way, the am_ET.UTF-8 locale appears to work with glibc 2.90 from Fedora
> Development.  We'll need to backport a fix or upgrade glibc if we want Ethiopian
> support in the OLPC.
Sure! We cannot progress if we do not have that locale properly working.


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