Bug#787340: iceweasel: Ligatures displayed incorrectly

Alex Gould alexngould at fastmail.fm
Sun May 31 16:24:22 UTC 2015

Package: iceweasel
Version: 38.0.1-1
Severity: normal

Dear Maintainer,

Recently I have seen common Latin-alphabet ligatures (ff, fi, fl, etc.) displayed 
as odd pictograms. This happens both in web pages and within the program's 
interface elements and text-input fields.

Thanks for your help,

-- Package-specific info:

-- Extensions information
Name: Adblock Edge
Location: ${PROFILE_EXTENSIONS}/{fe272bd1-5f76-4ea4-8501-a05d35d823fc}.xpi
Status: enabled

Name: Chinese Simplified (zh-CN) Language Pack locale
Location: /usr/lib/iceweasel/browser/extensions/langpack-zh-
CN at iceweasel.mozilla.org.xpi
Package: iceweasel-l10n-zh-cn
Status: enabled

Name: Default theme
Location: /usr/lib/iceweasel/browser/extensions/{972ce4c6-7e08-4474-
Package: iceweasel
Status: enabled

Name: DownThemAll!
Location: /usr/share/mozilla/extensions/{ec8030f7-
Package: xul-ext-downthemall
Status: user-disabled

Name: Element Hiding Helper for Adblock Plus
Location: ${PROFILE_EXTENSIONS}/elemhidehelper at adblockplus.org.xpi
Status: enabled

Name: Español (AR) Language Pack locale
Location: /usr/lib/iceweasel/browser/extensions/langpack-es-
AR at iceweasel.mozilla.org.xpi
Package: iceweasel-l10n-es-ar
Status: enabled

Name: Español (Chile) Language Pack locale
Location: /usr/lib/iceweasel/browser/extensions/langpack-es-
CL at iceweasel.mozilla.org.xpi
Package: iceweasel-l10n-es-cl
Status: enabled

Name: Español (España) Language Pack locale
Location: /usr/lib/iceweasel/browser/extensions/langpack-es-
ES at iceweasel.mozilla.org.xpi
Package: iceweasel-l10n-es-es
Status: enabled

Name: Español (México) Language Pack locale
Location: /usr/lib/iceweasel/browser/extensions/langpack-es-
MX at iceweasel.mozilla.org.xpi
Package: iceweasel-l10n-es-mx
Status: enabled

Name: Flash and Video Download
Location: ${PROFILE_EXTENSIONS}/{bee6eb20-01e0-ebd1-da83-080329fb9a3a}
Status: user-disabled

Name: Flashblock
Location: /usr/share/mozilla/extensions/{ec8030f7-
Package: xul-ext-flashblock
Status: enabled

Name: Français Language Pack locale
Location: /usr/lib/iceweasel/browser/extensions/langpack-
fr at iceweasel.mozilla.org.xpi
Package: iceweasel-l10n-fr
Status: enabled

Name: Live HTTP headers
Location: /usr/share/mozilla/extensions/{ec8030f7-
Package: xul-ext-livehttpheaders
Status: enabled

Location: ${PROFILE_EXTENSIONS}/firefox at mega.co.nz.xpi
Status: user-disabled

Name: Traditional Chinese (zh-TW) Language Pack locale
Location: /usr/lib/iceweasel/browser/extensions/langpack-zh-
TW at iceweasel.mozilla.org.xpi
Package: iceweasel-l10n-zh-tw
Status: enabled

Name: User Agent Switcher
Location: /usr/share/mozilla/extensions/{ec8030f7-
Package: xul-ext-useragentswitcher
Status: enabled

Name: Video DownloadHelper
Location: ${PROFILE_EXTENSIONS}/{b9db16a4-6edc-47ec-a1f4-b86292ed211d}.xpi
Status: user-disabled

Name: Zotero
Location: /usr/share/mozilla/extensions/{ec8030f7-
c20a-464f-9b0e-13a3a9e97384}/zotero at chnm.gmu.edu
Package: xul-ext-zotero
Status: user-disabled

-- Plugins information
Name: Gnome Shell Integration
Location: /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/libgnome-shell-browser-plugin.so
Package: gnome-shell
Status: enabled

Name: iTunes Application Detector
Location: /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/librhythmbox-itms-detection-plugin.so
Package: rhythmbox-plugins
Status: enabled

Name: Shockwave Flash
Location: /usr/lib/gnash/libgnashplugin.so
Package: browser-plugin-gnash
Status: enabled

Name: Shockwave Flash (
Location: /home/fbergen/.mozilla/plugins/libflashplayer.so
Status: enabled

Name: Skype Buttons for Kopete
Location: /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/skypebuttons.so
Package: kopete
Status: enabled

-- Addons package information
ii  browser-plugin 0.8.11~git20 amd64        GNU Shockwave Flash (SWF) player 
ii  gnome-shell    3.14.4-1     amd64        graphical shell for the GNOME des
ii  iceweasel      38.0.1-1     amd64        Web browser based on Firefox
ii  iceweasel-l10n 1:38.0.1-1   all          Spanish (Argentina) language pack
ii  iceweasel-l10n 1:38.0.1-1   all          Spanish (Chile) language package 
ii  iceweasel-l10n 1:38.0.1-1   all          Spanish (Spain) language package 
ii  iceweasel-l10n 1:38.0.1-1   all          Spanish (Mexico) language package
ii  iceweasel-l10n 1:38.0.1-1   all          French language package for Icewe
ii  iceweasel-l10n 1:38.0.1-1   all          Chinese (China) language package 
ii  iceweasel-l10n 1:38.0.1-1   all          Chinese (Taiwan) language package
ii  kopete         4:4.14.1-2   amd64        instant messaging and chat applic
ii  rhythmbox-plug 3.2.1-1      amd64        plugins for rhythmbox music playe
ii  xul-ext-downth 2.0.18-1     all          iceweasel extension with advanced
ii  xul-ext-flashb 1.5.18-1     all          Mozilla extension to block Adobe 
ii  xul-ext-liveht 0.17-4       all          add information about HTTP header
ii  xul-ext-userag 0.7.3-2      all          Iceweasel/Firefox addon that allo
ii  xul-ext-zotero   all          Iceweasel extension to organize a

-- System Information:
Debian Release: stretch/sid
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (500, 'testing')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
Foreign Architectures: i386

Kernel: Linux 3.16.0-4-amd64 (SMP w/8 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)

Versions of packages iceweasel depends on:
ii  debianutils               4.5.1
ii  fontconfig                2.11.0-6.3
ii  libasound2                1.0.28-1
ii  libatk1.0-0               2.16.0-2
ii  libc6                     2.19-18
ii  libcairo2                 1.14.2-2
ii  libdbus-1-3               1.8.18-1
ii  libdbus-glib-1-2          0.102-1
ii  libevent-2.0-5            2.0.21-stable-2
ii  libffi6                   3.1-2+b2
ii  libfontconfig1            2.11.0-6.3
ii  libfreetype6              2.5.2-4
ii  libgcc1                   1:5.1.1-7
ii  libgdk-pixbuf2.0-0        2.31.4-1
ii  libglib2.0-0              2.44.1-1
ii  libgtk2.0-0               2.24.25-3
ii  libhunspell-1.3-0         1.3.3-3
ii  libnspr4                  2:4.10.8-1
ii  libnss3                   2:3.19-1
ii  libpango-1.0-0            1.36.8-3
ii  libsqlite3-0    
ii  libstartup-notification0  0.12-4
ii  libstdc++6                5.1.1-7
ii  libvpx2                   1.4.0-3
ii  libx11-6                  2:1.6.3-1
ii  libxcomposite1            1:0.4.4-1
ii  libxdamage1               1:1.1.4-2+b1
ii  libxext6                  2:1.3.3-1
ii  libxfixes3                1:5.0.1-2+b2
ii  libxrender1               1:0.9.8-1+b1
ii  libxt6                    1:1.1.4-1+b1
ii  procps                    2:3.3.9-9
ii  zlib1g                    1:1.2.8.dfsg-2+b1

Versions of packages iceweasel recommends:
ii  gstreamer1.0-libav         1.4.4-2
ii  gstreamer1.0-plugins-good  1.4.5-2+b1

Versions of packages iceweasel suggests:
pn  fonts-mathjax          <none>
pn  fonts-oflb-asana-math  <none>
ii  fonts-stix [otf-stix]  1.1.1-3
ii  libcanberra0           0.30-2.1
ii  libgnomeui-0           2.24.5-3
ii  libgssapi-krb5-2       1.12.1+dfsg-20
pn  mozplugger             <none>

-- no debconf information

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