Re: Xfce, xfce4-terminal, and UTF-8 (now works)

From: George Mitchell <>
Date: Mon, 12 Jul 2021 00:50:41 UTC
On 12/31/20 3:11 PM, George Mitchell wrote:
> I set LOCALE to en_US.UTF-8 and LC_CTYPE to C.  Upon login, I run
> setxkbmap -option compose:lwin.  Consequently, I can enter all the
> UTF-8 characters I need, such as é, ç, and even ™, into most X-based
> programs I run.  When I first set this up, over a year ago, it also
> worked for xfce4-terminal, but that stopped working earlier this
> year.  (At this point, I can't tell you when exactly, because I
> just worked around the problem with mousepad as necessary.)  Does
> anyone know the correct fix for this?
> Happy New Year, and let's all have a great FreeBSD-based 2021!
> -- George

Some time in the last six months UTF-8 started working again in
xfce4-terminal (now at version 0.8.10_1, and xfce4-wm-4.16.1).
I'm sorry I can't be more precise.  Thanks to whomever did the
good work!                                            -- George