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Re: How do I get the box-drawing characters to look right for Debian Installer? (SOLVED)

On Sat, Jun 29, 2013 at 05:59:34PM -0400, Stephen Powell wrote:
> The Linux ssh client apparently does not have a mechanism for independently
> specifying the character mapping, as PuTTY does.  If it does, I haven't
> discovered it.  The Linux ssh client relies on the character mapping of
> the host Linux system under which it runs.  You have to change that to UTF-8
> if you want to have the box characters of the Debian installer running on
> a remote s390 or s390x host look right.  You specify that in two different
> places: one for xterm sessions under the X Window system (or a substitute
> application for xterm, such as Gnome Terminal) and the other for virtual
> terminals (vt1-vt6).

UTF-8 has been the default on Debian for ages now and there really is no reason
to run it with a different charset. (convmv helps if you're dealing with
wrongly encoded files.)

Kind regards
Philipp Kern

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