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Re: [Kind of OT] Why's this look like gibberish to me?

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NN_il_Confusionario wrote:
> On Mon, May 05, 2008 at 10:20:32PM -0600, Bob Proulx wrote:
>> The problem, if one exists, is what font the terminal is using
>>   sudo apt-get install xfonts-efont-unicode xfonts-efont-unicode-ib
> What about the linux console?
> I suspect that the answer will be that the linux console is right now
> not able to display at the same time eastern european, asiatic, arabic
> and hebrev characters (perhaps unless one uses someting experimental
> like uterm whose source seems to not be available at its homepage
> http://members.aceweb.com/hanpaul/ ). 
> So the next question is:
> What is the combination of "decent" X-terminal and font (and screen
> resolution for X, and refresh rate) such that, when run in a window
> manager which is able to use full screen windoes (like ratpoison, icewm,
> evilwm and many others) looks the *same* as a linux ("standard" or
> framebuffer) console?
> I was never be able to find nor a decent terminal nor a decent (i.e.
> console like) font.
> (a terminal which uses gnome or kde libraries is not decent for my
> pourposes. gtk only or qt only might or might not be. xlib only surely
> is)

Eterm sounds like what you're looking for... or xterm?
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