How to see UNICODE character number?

Andrew Pantyukhin infofarmer at
Thu Nov 15 10:18:03 PST 2007

On Thu, Nov 15, 2007 at 01:27:21PM +0100, Nikola Lečić wrote:
> On Wed, 14 Nov 2007 11:51:06 -0800
> Yuri <yuri at> wrote:
> > But it's still strange that there's no GUI utility in KDE or just X
> > that would do it.
> There are at least two very convenient GUI ways do to this:
> (1) (g)ViM: assuming that you use UTF-8 to interptet Unicode and that
> (2) deskutils/gucharmap: GTK2 application, doesn't pull many Gnome

(3) x11/rxvt-unicode - you just press and hold Ctrl+Shift+LClick
    and move cursor around. Urxvt will show info on any char you
    point at.
(4) In a UTF-8 console:
    iconv -l|grep UTF
    echo <one or more>|iconv -t UTF-32|hexdump

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