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Old 01-23-2012, 09:54 AM   #1
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Scientific Missing Fonts

I am running a server with scientific linux 6.1 I beleive. Certain commands like man and tree instead of printing the right character will print �������. This only happens for characters like (,),|.',`. I am also having this issue with a arch install on a different machine but to a lesser extent. The arch machine only prints ������� for `. The scientific install is headless but the arch is not.
My friend suggested that it might be that I am missing fonts. I downloaded every font yum had to offer but it did not fix my issue. Thanks for the help.
Old 01-23-2012, 10:00 AM   #2
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This may be due to encoding, and your default language. Could you post both of what you are using?
Old 01-23-2012, 10:03 AM   #3
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My default language is English and the encoding is what ever it is by default.
A quick google search reveals

% local | grep LC_CTYPE
Binary file (standard input) matches

I am not sure if this is what you are asking for or not

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Old 01-24-2012, 12:43 PM   #4
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Just a update.
I believe there is something wrong with my laptop that I am using to ssh into my server instead of the server. I have had the same issue displaying some text on other servers which have been confirmed to be working.


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