Xorg 7 - various comments

Andrew Benton b3nt at ukonline.co.uk
Tue Apr 4 11:51:58 PDT 2006


Dan Nicholson wrote:
> I don't know what other packages use it, but it does locale conversion
> for xterm.  This works flawlessly (as far as I can tell) for UTF-8
> locales.  I get proper character display for all the locales I tried
> (like ja_JP.UTF-8) in UTF-8.  Working on this ticket
> (http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/ticket/1827) didn't work when
> xterm wasn't using luit.

I see. Thanks for the clarification. I was unaware of xterms problems 
with locales because I use the Gnome Terminal.

cat /usr/share/applications/gedit.desktop

That works perfectly in a gnome terminal but in an xterm I get some very 
odd output because I don't have luit installed.

Andy



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