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Old 12-05-2007, 03:15 AM   #1
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No UTF-8 in console mode.

I recently switched from iso-8859-15 to UTF-8.
I have no (annoying) trouble under X.

Here's my /etc/profile.d/

export LANG=fr_FR.UTF-8
export LC_COLLATE=fr_FR

When i'm in pure console mode, characters with accents are changed to A or AC or some other uppercase.
Old 12-05-2007, 06:17 AM   #2
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You forgot to set up a fr-unicode font? I set up local for ru_RU.UTF-8. rc.font:
/usr/bin/unicode_start cyr-sun16
so for French it should be similar, additionally you should enable a keymap for your language in rc.keymap
Old 12-06-2007, 04:15 AM   #3
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Wow ! I never though there was some kind of daemon for fonts !

Thank you, i will dig it.


unicode, utf8

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