sonicy at otenet.gr
Tue Apr 8 17:09:45 UTC 2008
> I'm not an X user, I use shell.
> On Tue, Apr 8, 2008 at 1:49 AM, Manolis Kiagias <sonicy at otenet.gr> wrote:
>> alexus wrote:
>>> how do I make my FreeBSD-7 to understand UTF-8? I have files that i
>>> need to transfer, but when i do it converts to ????????? instead of
>> The console will not show UTF-8 filenames, though they are stored normally.
>> If you use X, then doing something along the line of export LANG=en_US.UTF-8
>> before startx will allow you to see the filenames normally from an X
You will still be able to see the filenames when connected via ssh from
a terminal program that supports UTF8 (like e.g. Putty from a Windows
machine or an xterm from a Linux or other BSD machine). AFAIK there is
no way to see them directly from FreeBSD's text console.
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