[Bug 206175] [NEW] I cannot type in a message with koi8. An attempt to change encoding does not change the font.
oleg.viro at gmail.com
Mon Mar 24 20:25:27 UTC 2008
Public bug reported:
Binary package hint: thunderbird
It appeared when I switched from xfce to gnome, but acts even when I work under xfce.
I came accross this ugly behavior of thunderbird and other programs like gvim under gnome
several times, under debian.
I just want to be able to use any font, whatever I like at the moment, which is installed on the system. I feel deeply insulted when the system pretends to know better which fonts are
to be used.
This is Ubuntu 7.10,
"apt-cache policy thunderbird" gives the following message:
500 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com gutsy-updates/main Packages
500 http://security.ubuntu.com gutsy-security/main Packages
*** 188.8.131.52~pre071022+nobinonly-0ubuntu0.7.10 0
500 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com gutsy/main Packages
I expect that when composing message I chose koi8r encoding and type in
using koi8r keybord, I would see cyrillic letters, but instead I see something like this:
Date: Mon Mar 24 15:46:05 2008
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 7.10
Package: mozilla-thunderbird 184.108.40.206~pre071022+nobinonly-0ubuntu0.7.10
Uname: Linux fujiboo 2.6.22-14-generic #1 SMP Fri Feb 1 04:59:50 UTC 2008 i686 GNU/Linux
** Affects: thunderbird (Ubuntu)
** Tags: apport-bug
I cannot type in a message with koi8. An attempt to change encoding does not change the font.
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