Re: iBook 2 sterling symbol won't display in terminal windows
To answer my own post....
On Mon, 1 Nov 2004 18:23:10 +0000, Archie Maskill <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I'm trying to get the SHIFT+3 combination to produce the sterling
> symbol in the console. It works just fine in Firefox and other
> applications, but not in terminal windows, so I think it's a
> console-related problem.
It's something to do with the pound sterling symbol having its 8th bit
set, which sits rather uncomfortably with bash.
I found this explanation:
It involves adding a line to ~/.initrc, though this doesn't appear to
make any kind of difference for me. Will keep experimenting...