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I'm having a bit of trouble setting the font for non-english text (arabic to be specific), i tried creating a file named 98-user.conf and copying it in /etc/fonts/conf.d/98-user.conf, the output of : fc-match :lang=ar is the font that i want to be displayed :

$ fc-match :lang=ar 
Almarai_Regular.ttf: "Almarai" "Regular"

and the output of loacle -a :

$ locale -a
C
POSIX
ar_DZ.utf8
fr_FR.utf8

I want to set a fall back font so when there is a mixed english and arabic text they will be correctly displayed (especially for the arabic text).

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I just installed ttf-droid

I don't know why exactly but this worked for me.

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