Unable to read?
The font used in Autobeatz.com is Meera Unicode font. (Meera unicode font designed and Developed
by K.H.Hussain and Suresh.P. of Swathanthra Malayalam Computing).
If you are using Internet Explorer, you will be able to see the site properly, even if this font is not
installed in your computer. But, for other browsers such as Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox,
installation of Meera font is essential for a proper visibility of the site.
Click here to download Meera unicode font
How to Install Meera
To install meera font copy and paste meera.ttf file to your computers C:\Windows\Fonts folder.
Unfortunately, the current version of Meera font does not work in Apple Safari. We recommend using Firefox for viewing autobeatz.com. The Rachana Mac Font developed by Manoj Prabhakaran & Vinod Prabhakaran can help you in reading Malayalam in Firefox.
Click here to download Rachana Mac font
Option – 1
Create a directory for meera font, say, /usr/local/share/fonts/ttfmeera
ttmkfdir -o fonts.scale
head -1 fonts.scale > fonts.dir
tail +2 fonts.scale | tac >> fonts.dir
cp fonts.dir fonts.scale
xset +fp /usr/local/share/fonts/ttfmeera
To verify that the font is installed properly
Option – 2
If you are using a KDE desktop, start the 'KDE Control Centre'. Under 'System Administration', there is a 'Font Installer' utility. Switch to the Admin mode to install the new font from the font installer.
Start Mozilla Firefox>Go to: Tools/Preference> Options> Content> Select Meera in Fonts & Colors>Click OK
Start Google Chrome>Click the spanner image at the right top corner >Go to Options/Preference> Under The Hood> Web Content > Change Font And Language Settings. Select Meera in Fonts and UTF-8 in Encoding.
Mobile phones without language fonts
With Opera Mini browser, now you can read Indian language content on mobile phones which don’t have built in unicode fonts. For this we need to turn on the bitmap fonts in 'Opera Mini',
1. Type ‘about:config’ in mini address bar. This opens configuration settings.
2. There is a option for use bitmap fonts. Change that to Yes.