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Re: German 'umlaute' in gnome(-terminal)

On Sat, Feb 15, 2003 at 12:28:10PM +0100, Thomas Mueller wrote: 
> Gnome is in english but german characters display correct and I can
> enter them so this is no real problem (but a solution would be nice
> nevertheless).

GNOME certainly shouldn't be in English, it has lots of German

> A real problem is the gnome-terminal. I can't enter german characters
> and they are displayed as '?'.
> In the menubar Terminal -> Character Coding -> Current Locale is set to
> ANSI_X3.4-1968. When I change that manually to ISO-8859-15 characters
> display correct but I still can't enter them.

ANSI-blahblah is the official name of ASCII. This means g-t is falling
back to "C" locale.

Are you sure there isn't anything on stderr, such as "locale not
supported by C library"?

The symptoms sound like setlocale() fails.


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