Re: Japanese support in mutt / KDE and debian in general
On Mon, Jul 12, 2004 at 01:14:56AM +1000, Paul Hampson wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 11, 2004 at 08:25:00PM +0900, Charles Plessy wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I'm new to Japan - just arrived 10 days ago - and I start to
> > receive Japanese-containing bilingual emails on work's mailing-list. I
> > do not understand japanese correctly yet, but it seems to me a good
> > start to display the japanese characters correctly :)
> > I use mutt as a mailreader, usually in a KDE konsole. I tried
> > to google around, but I don't know what to do to enable japanese
> > display support. In mozilla and konqueror, it works well, however.
> > Can you give me a hint, or point me document about how to
> > japanize a standard Debian?
> I don't know about KDE konsole, but I'm using uxterm from the
> xterm package, and a UTF-8 environment, and it all pretty much
> just works...
I also do not use KDE. But I know that rxvt and Eterm work fine,
at least with EUC.
To get Mutt to cope with Japanese, you will need
at least LC_CTYPE=ja_JP.eucJP. This will leave all
the error messages and the like in English, which
is probably what you want.