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Re: Terminal issues in fresh install

Daniel Burrows <dburrows@debian.org> wrote:

>   IIRC there was a situation a few years ago where you had to install a
> Unicode-enabled xterm, pass "-u", or both.  Sarge dates to 2005; I'm sure
> that there were X terminals in 2005 that could handle UTF-8, but I don't
> know if the default xterm did.

xterm's supported UTF-8 since 1999:


(likewise, it's been possible to change the encoding)

Thomas E. Dickey

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