Please consider installing fonts-noto-color-emoji by default

Bug #1766976 reported by Jeremy Bicha on 2018-04-25
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xubuntu-meta (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS includes support for color emoji. But you need a color emoji font installed. Ubuntu and most desktop flavors are including fonts-noto-color-emoji (as a Recommends) by default. That is the emoji font used by stock Android devices like the Google Pixel.

Note that Qt apps don't generally support color emoji yet. For that you probably want fonts-symbola which will at least provide decent black and white coverage, if great Qt support is an important consideration for you. (xubuntu-core and xubuntu-desktop already recommend fonts-symbola.)

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