HOWTO : Chinese characters not displaying properly on Adobe Flash 10 under Ubuntu 8.10

No matter your Ubuntu 8.10 box with flashplugin-nonfree is installed by Live CD or alternate CD, you may encounter a problem of Chinese characters not displaying properly on websites with Flash like YouTube.com. However, it is very easy to fix.

Step 1 :
sudo nano /etc/fonts/conf.d/49-sansserif.conf

Step 2 :
Replace the last fourth line where “sans-serif” with “sans” only.

The final looking should be :
<string>sans</string>

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