Cyrillic in Unicode

Adding Cyrillic (and other) script fonts using Unicode and 8-bit code methods in Linux

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Thomas Burger

Date archived: April 22, 2019 | First published: January 01, 2001

In this article, Thomas Burger describes the Cyrillic script fonts and the various methods for representating them in Linux, including UTF-8. He provides instructions for setting up the font support and installation, and describes how it is supported in applications. He also supports his claim that the use of UTF-8 Cyrillic script fonts will make Linux the first truly international operating system.

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