utf8 xterm problems
Joe Marcus Clarke
marcus at marcuscom.com
Sun Nov 28 13:11:29 PST 2004
On Sun, 2004-11-28 at 22:05 +0100, Sven Esbjerg wrote:
> I am having some problems with xterm started from the gnome-panel allways
> using utf8 as character set.
> I have created a user defined launcher on the panel with the following
> /usr/X11R6/bin/xterm -fa monospace -fs 10
> and I have logged in via gdm using danish as the language.
> When I start an xterm from the panel it allways uses utf8. I have tried
> adding +lc to the command without luck. If I use +lc from an allready running
> xterm that uses utf8 it will adhere to my shell LANG which is iso-8859-1.
> I can also start an xterm with +lc from the run menu (Alt+F2) and get the
> iso-8859-1 character set.
> Is there a way to tell the gnome-panel to do the right thing?
The default character set used by GDM is always UTF-8 if it exists
(see /usr/X11R6/etc/gdm/locale.alias). If you want a custom locale,
edit ~/.gnome2/gdm, and set lang equal to the locale you desire. On
your next login, it should be set in gnome-panel.
> Sven Esbjerg
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