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Re: [vox-tech] Funny characters in aterm on kubuntu
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Re: [vox-tech] Funny characters in aterm on kubuntu



Jay Strauss wrote:
>>Aterm may not support Unicode. xterm does.
>>
>>
>>>export LANG=en.ISO-8859-1 in my aterm I run man, and things display
>>>correctly but I get an error
>>>
>>>man: can't set the locale; make sure $LC_* and $LANG are correct
>>>Reformatting bash(1), please wait...
>>
>>This can be reconfigured by running dpkg-reconfigure locales and
>>selecting the appropriate locales to generate.
>>
>>--Ken
> 
> 
> Thanks Ken,
> 
> As an English speaker & reader, what do I lose by not having unicode support?

Some people's names, particularly in Debian changelogs, with diacritics
may not show properly. Of course the advantage is that links, links2 and
elinks all look much nicer when you're not in UTF-8 for some reason.

--Ken

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