toggle between english and french (how?)
redchin at gmail.com
Tue Feb 6 23:29:02 UTC 2007
On 2/6/07, Peter <pmatulis at sympatico.ca> wrote:
> Le Mardi 6 Février 2007 17:45, Andrew Pantyukhin a écrit:
> > On 2/7/07, Peter <pmatulis at sympatico.ca> wrote:
> > > I have a 6.2 box on which I intend to set up a web server
> > > (lighttpd) and a file server (samba). The kicker is that I will
> > > need to allow for French characters (é, à, ç, etc). I had such an
> > > issue before but only managed to solve it at the X level (via
> > > xorg.conf). Now I need to solve it at the console level.
> > >
> > > The Handbook has a lot of ideas but it seems focused on a per user
> > > basis instead of on a system level basis. Then again, maybe I just
> > > don't understand what its trying to say.
> > >
> > > I would also need to toggle back and forth between English and
> > > French.
> > >
> > > Thanks in advance to any responders,
> > Are you sure about the console level? If you plan
> > to access the server via ssh, you only need to
> > set server-side locale right, the rest is handled
> > at the client side.
> I assume by server-side you mean within samba and lighttpd. Yes, as
> long as these two can output the characters then I'm happy. I just
> copied the first paragraph of my posting into lighttpd and this is what
> came back in my browser:
> I have a 6.2 box on which I intend to set up a web server (lighttpd) and
> a file server (samba). The kicker is that I will need to allow for
> French characters (Ã(c),Ã§, etc). I had such an issue before but only
> managed to solve it at the X level (via xorg.conf). Now I need to
> solve it at the console level.
I would check to see what charset lighttpd is serving the file as and
what charset your browser is using (and then just set everything to
utf8) and make sure they are all correct.
The biggest problem with communication is the illusion that it has occurred.
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