Re: non-latin keyboard with unicode ?
On Mon, Jun 04, 2001 at 11:35:37AM +0300, Anton Zinoviev wrote:
> On 03.VI.2001 at 02:14 Drew Parsons wrote:
> > On Sat, Jun 02, 2001 at 02:48:16PM +0300, Anton Zinoviev wrote:
> > > On 27.V.2001 at 04:00 Drew Parsons wrote:
> > > >
> > > > [...] and setting LC-CTYPE=ru_RU.KOI8-R.
> > >
> > > Set it to ru_RU.UTF-8 or else the keyboard will continue to generate
> > > KOI8-R encoded Cyrillic. Or better just unset it. Your en_AU.UTF-8
> > > locale should be able to handle Cyrillic.
> > >
> > No, I tried that. I set LC_CTYPE to UTF-8 inside the xterm, but that's
> > where I got the problem.
> > Do you mean I should set the locale somewhere else? Say, in the console
> > where I run startx from, before X even starts?
> Set it to UTF-8 outside xterm. For example set it in some xterm, then
> start in this xterm another xterm. The new xterm should be able to
> accept Cyrillic.
> If you set LC_CTYPE in a xterm this affects only programs started in it,
> but not the xterm itself.
Oh yeah, that makes sense.
For simplicity I've put the settings into /etc/environment, so that's going
to affect *everything* now ;)
Thanks for the tip, I can get the cyrillic letters now in UTF-8.
Next step is to get the editors cooperating...
> P.S. I apologize to Drew for a copy of this mail I send to him.
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