Jump to content
Sub-Talk.net - TV shows community
pippipseed

Subtitle Edit, debian 10 and Arabic UTF 8 dilemma

Recommended Posts

pippipseed

Hello everybody

I'm  newly linux converter, a decision that should be taken years ago , only had the courage to take it 10 days ago.. So far so good. a lot of learning but it's ok , everything is better, except with subtitle edit , my preferable subtitle program that I've been using in windows for years

I have debian 10 , wine and mono complete installed , I tried the portable version with mono , that give me a problem that I'll describe a few lines later, so I decided to try wine and the windows executable version . I used wine to install another windows program (idm) and everything went ok.. when I tried to install Subititle Edit installation went ok , but the program didn't start, it gave me the error in the attached text, I have to stick with mono then.

The problem is I can't get it to work with arabic subtitles ,,it doesn't even show letters , boxes or anything for that matter, and when I choose to export the subtitle (that I cannot even see) as sup it shows arabic letters but not correctly rendered 

I spent hours searching for a solution , either to the errors given by wine or to the arabic rendering problem with mono.. obviously didn't find a solution. learned about locales and tried many fonts,no avail 

 

please forgive me if the solution was obvious , or if it was a known bug in mono, wine or subtitle edit,, just tell me that I don't have to revert to the "you know which" OS just to use Subtitle Edit :)

 

backtrace.txt

Screenshot from 2019-12-01 13-52-49.png

Screenshot from 2019-12-01 13-52-12.png

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


  • Member Statistics

    21,884
    Total Members
    6,268
    Most Online
    JOÃO ANDRADE
    Newest Member
    JOÃO ANDRADE
    Joined
×
×
  • Create New...