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Old 01-31-2006, 01:23 PM   #1
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gnome-terminal wrong character encoding


I cannot display accented letters (french) in console mode (more, pine...) with gnome-terminal. I set LANG to en_US.iso-8859-15 in my .cshrc.

Accented letters work fine in regular xterm, but not in gnome-terminal ????!! To make it working I have to set character encoding to western (ISO-8859-1) by hand on each terminal (no way to save this setting?)...

Is there a way to make gnome-terminal recognize the "locale" setting?

Many thanks in advance,
Old 01-31-2006, 03:28 PM   #2
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probably by switching the whole X-wide locale..then restart X. that was the only way I could get my gnome-terminal use iso-8859-15 locale instead of utf8 when I needed it to. I had to configure the locale and in gdm choose that as my "language" (finnish, euro instead of finnish, UTF8)
Old 02-01-2006, 10:04 AM   #3
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Thanks for the reply, but how can I switch the whole X-wide to locale??



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