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

On Sat, Feb 15, 2003 at 12:28:10PM +0100, Thomas Mueller wrote:

> I did a new install using sid and now I have several problems with my
> german environment.
> I've used set-language-env from the Language-env package to set
> everything to german. That resulted in the following locale:
> LANG=de_DE@euro
> 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).
> 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.

Where do you set the language? How do you open terminals? Do you use
gdm? What does "locale" output in the GNOME Terminal?

 - Sebastian

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