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After doing an apt-get dist-upgrade, unicode characters including Chinese and Japanese cannot be displayed in Chrome's tab titles. They are correctly displayed elsewhere (e.g. page content, bookmarks, etc.)

I have already tried

1. apt-get purge google-chrome-stable and reinstall
2. create new profile in chrome
3. rm -rf ~/.config/google-chrome

Any help would be appreciated.

Chrome Version:32.0.1700.77 (Official Build 244503)

Operating System: Linux Mint 13 Maya

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I encountered the same problem and the following worked for me:

  1. Go to /etc/fonts/conf.d
  2. Backup then remove any of the *.conf entries for the Google Droid font (in my case 59- droid-serif-fonts.conf 60-droid-sans-mono-fonts.conf 65-droid-sans-fonts.conf)
  3. Update fontconfig fc-cache -f -r

Your problem should now be fixed :-D

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Worked like a charm! Mind telling me how you figured this out? –  Jeremy Feb 13 at 9:13
    
I found the solution in this discussion: code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=316723 –  jonolumb Feb 14 at 15:14

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