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Old 06-01-2016, 05:06 PM   #1
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Extended characters in terminal not working?

I'm running CentOS 7. I'm using SecureCRT 6 and set my terminal emulation type to ANSI but don't see the extended characters. Why?

This is what I see when I do stuff in the terminal:

server(/etc): set | grep TERM

Old 06-01-2016, 11:31 PM   #2
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Might be you don't have utf8 enabled for your console.
Look for/set this in kernel command line (in lilo.conf and such) " vt.default_utf8=1 ".

If snapshot was from xterm or such, then check in xterm whether you have environment variable XTERM_LOCALE with "en_US.UTF-8". You might have to edit your ~/.bashrc and ~/.profile and put the same LANG setting there (I don't remember off the top of my head which is for logins and which is for common runs of shell).
Old 06-01-2016, 11:35 PM   #3
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I had to change fonts, and set UTF8 which became available after I did it in SecureCRT.

Old 06-15-2016, 06:21 AM   #4
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Thanks for the resolution.
When you get the chance, can you mark this thread as solved?


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