Planted on 17/10/17
Growth Stage: 🌲 evergreen
When viewing Hindi content in any browser in Arch Linux, the rendering looks weird.
It doesn't look good, right! I'll try to fix this issue in this post. You might
need to install the appropriate
font support in Arch Linux before
applying this fix. The suitable package for installing Indic Language support is
Now go to
/usr/share/fonts/TTF and take the backup of two fonts
FreeSerif.ttf. Now delete these two fonts from the directory. Restart the
browser and see the difference.
This bug is reported in this bug report in 2011. I don't know why nobody has fixed it yet. Or maybe I was not able to find the proper solution. This workaround is also given in the same bug report.
I hope this helps. :)