On 10/03/2010 01:53 PM, Keith Roberts informed us: > On Sun, 3 Oct 2010, Frank Cox wrote: > > >> To: CentOS mailing list<centos at centos.org> >> From: Frank Cox<theatre at sasktel.net> >> Subject: Re: [CentOS] No Chinese character set in Firefox >> >> >> On Sun, 2010-10-03 at 18:28 +0100, Keith Roberts wrote: >> >>> I'm running Centos 5.5 and have recently lost my chines >>> characters in Firefox. >>> >>> Just get a lot of wierd looking boxex now, look like >>> dominos. >>> >> Firefox used to come with a bazillion language packs included in the >> firefox rpm. >> >> Now those language packs are not included any more. >> >> You can download them from the mozilla website if you need them. >> > I've visited the Mozilla site, but cannot find the Chinese > language pack to install it :( > > Regards, > > Keith > I just now entered the command: # yum install "@Chinese Support" and was greeted with this list of crap: Dependencies Resolved ================================================================================================================= Package Arch Version Repository Size ================================================================================================================= Installing: Deployment_Guide-zh-CN noarch 5.2-11.el5.centos base 2.2 M Deployment_Guide-zh-TW noarch 5.2-11.el5.centos base 2.9 M fonts-chinese noarch 3.02-12.el5 base 24 M kde-i18n-Chinese noarch 1:3.5.4-1 base 2.1 M kde-i18n-Chinese-Big5 noarch 1:3.5.4-1 base 2.2 M lv i386 4.51-8.1 base 423 k openoffice.org-langpack-zh_CN i386 1:3.1.1-19.5.el5_5.1 updates 15 M openoffice.org-langpack-zh_TW i386 1:3.1.1-19.5.el5_5.1 updates 16 M scim-bridge-gtk i386 0.4.5-9.el5 base 37 k scim-chewing i386 0.3.1-11.el5 base 62 k scim-chinese-standard i386 0.0.2-1.el5 base 87 k scim-pinyin i386 0.5.91-16.el5 base 2.3 M scim-qtimm i386 0.9.4-5 base 63 k scim-tables-chinese i386 0.5.6-7 base 6.2 M stardict i386 2.4.5-5 base 833 k Installing for dependencies: libchewing i386 0.3.0-8.el5 base 2.8 M scim i386 1.4.4-41.el5 base 517 k scim-bridge i386 0.4.5-9.el5 base 109 k scim-libs i386 1.4.4-41.el5 base 453 k scim-tables i386 0.5.6-7 base 346 k Transaction Summary ================================================================================================================= Install 20 Package(s) Upgrade 0 Package(s) Total download size: 79 M Is this ok [y/N]: n Exiting on user Command Complete! ...which I'm not too interested in installing on top of all the other useless stuff I have. BUT it seems like this might be worth a try if I was interested in readin', writin' and cipherin' in Chinese.