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doc: Mention fonts for Asian languages.

Suggested by Alex Vong <alexvong1995@gmail.com>.

* doc/guix.texi (Application Setup): Explain how to install X11 fonts
  for Asian languages.
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Ludovic Courtès 7 years ago
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@ -1000,6 +1000,17 @@ to display fonts, you will have to install fonts with Guix as well.
Essential font packages include @code{gs-fonts}, @code{font-dejavu}, and
@code{font-gnu-freefont-ttf}.
To display text written in Chinese languages, Japanese, or Korean in
graphical applications, consider installing
@code{font-adobe-source-han-sans} or @code{font-wqy-zenhei}. The former
has multiple outputs, one per language family (@pxref{Packages with
Multiple Outputs}). For instance, the following command installs fonts
for Chinese languages:
@example
guix package -i font-adobe-source-han-sans:cn
@end example
@c TODO What else?
@c *********************************************************************

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