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Old 03-10-2005, 04:47 PM   #1
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Reading Arabic in Linux terminal

I am unabla to read Arabic file when I open them in a terminal using vi. How can I solve this problemand be able to read both English and Arabic. I tried the different character codings I have ( Windows-1256, ISO-8859-6, IBM-864) but it didn't work.
Please help me
Old 03-11-2005, 12:16 AM   #2
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try looking here
i thing there is a backend for the terminal called "akka"
i think they even are off on a new way to do it now called "bicon"
them guys got major code chops


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