problem with german umlauts and gtk apps (maybe unicode issue)
bernt at bah.homeip.net
Thu Jun 9 11:47:05 UTC 2011
2011-06-09 13:21, Polytropon skrev:
> On Thu, 09 Jun 2011 13:16:18 +0200, Bernt Hansson<bernt at bah.homeip.net> wrote:
>> 2011-06-08 21:57, Alexander Best skrev:
>>> hi there,
>>> for me the output of `locale -a` looks like this:
>> What is the reason for setting that?
> The reason is to have finer control over certain
> language aspects. For example, if one wants to have
> collation and date specific settings for the german
> language, but english program messages, LC_* can be
> used to address things individually. LC_ALL sets _one_
> definition for all aspects, and LANG... I think LANG
> will be used if LC_* aren't present... not fully sure.
>> I only set this in the .login_conf;
>> And all is fine and dandy, except gqview only understands utf-8
> I assume this does define LC_* / LANG variables?
It defines LANG=sv_SE.ISO8859-1 no LC*
> I know this setting is present in the system, but I
> never really used login.conf. :-)
login.conf is system wide. .login_conf is not.
Example from xterm
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