Install Chinese Fonts in Linux Debian

Here is the list of packages you need:

  • ttf-arphic-gbsn00lp (AR PL SungtiL GB) //Simplified Chinese
  • ttf-arphic-gkai00mp (AR PL KaitiM GB)  //Simplified Chinese
  • ttf-arphic-bsmi00lp (AR PL Mingti2L Big5)  //Traditional Chinese
  • ttf-arphic-bkai00mp (AR PL KaitiM Big5)    //Traditional Chinese

To install these packages, run:

apt-get install ttf-arphic-bkai00mp ttf-arphic-bsmi00lp ttf-arphic-gbsn00lp ttf-arphic-gbsn00lp

(Source: http://isis.poly.edu/~qiming/chinese-debian-mini-howto.html#Installing_Fonts)

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