Ubiquity missed use fonts for Japanese Kanji characters, it unwatched "LANG" env variables.

Bug #570742 reported by Fumihito YOSHIDA on 2010-04-27
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: ubiquity

Ubiquity does not use correct font sets that provide from Locale settings in Japanese

How to reproduce:
  1) Boot from Desktop CD / Daily Live: 20100427 ( lucid-desktop-i386.iso / 27-Apr-2010, 12:06)
  2) something type in boot splash(gfxboot)
  3) select '日本語' at gfxboot screen.
  4) start live session
  5) show ubiquity with

Actual results:
   ubiquity use something Simplified-Chinese fonts for Japanese Kanji Characters.
   see: http://launchpadlibrarian.net/45734883/LC_ALL__unset.png

Expected results:
  ubiquity use locale-matched fonts(TakaoPGothic) for Japanese Kanji Characters.
   see: http://launchpadlibrarian.net/45734891/LC_ALL_set___ja_JP.UTF-8.png

Supplementary info:
   If you set LC_ALL env variables, ubiquity will select valid font set.
    1) type: Alt + F2
    2) Type below in "Run Application"
   /bin/sh -c 'LC_ALL=ja_JP.UTF-8 ubiquity'
    3) You will see valid font sets.

Notes:
   Traditional/Simplified Chinese and Japanese have same Kanji characters, but
   they not use same variant, so fonts are not same.
    (e.g. http://launchpadlibrarian.net/45735265/kanji.png)
   This confusing is something odd, like mistake Ä for A.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.04
Package: ubiquity 2.2.23
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.32-21.32-generic 2.6.32.11+drm33.2
Uname: Linux 2.6.32-21-generic i686
Architecture: i386
Date: Tue Apr 27 14:06:47 2010
LiveMediaBuild: Ubuntu 10.04 LTS "Lucid Lynx" - Release i386 (20100427.1)
ProcEnviron:
 LANG=ja_JP.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: ubiquity

Fumihito YOSHIDA (hito) wrote :
Fumihito YOSHIDA (hito) wrote :
Fumihito YOSHIDA (hito) wrote :
Fumihito YOSHIDA (hito) wrote :
description: updated
description: updated
tags: added: ubiquity-2.2.23
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in ubiquity (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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