Request replacing Mukti family of fonts from ttf-indic-core

xourov xourov at
Tue Jan 5 17:21:02 GMT 2010

On Mon, Jan 4, 2010 at 9:50 AM, Arne Goetje <arne.goetje at>wrote:

> Hi xourov,
> xourov wrote:
> > I would like to request that MuktiNarrow family of fonts be replaced by
> > another Bengali font because it does not support some composite glyphs
> > needed to display Assamese texts.  The gyphs are associated with the
> > letter ৰ. I have had to delete the particular ttf files (MuktiNarrow.ttf
> > and MuktiNarrowBold.ttf) after the installation (retaining the other ttf
> > fonts) because of this problem and install new fonts, which defeats the
> > purpose of the minimal ttf-indic-core package.
> >
> > If this is not the right forum, kindly indicate where I need to present
> > this.
> Which font would be more suitable instead of MuktiNarrow? I'm happy to
> replace the font if another one has better support for Bengali and
> Assamese.

I have tested Lohit-Bengali and it works.  I would recommend it.  It is
available already in the ttf-bengali-fonts package.

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