Problems with charset / german Umlaute

Michael Brömer mib at
Thu Jan 29 03:18:21 PST 2004

Am Donnerstag, 29. Januar 2004 10:39 schrieb Michael Beuse:
> Daniel Baumann schrieb:
> > use de_DE with ISO-8859-1, or -15 (with euro).
> Thanks for your help. But that didn't do it. Always bash displays these
> strange ASCII signs.

What keymap and font do you use?

Check out what the link /usr/share/kbd/keymaps/
is pointing to. This in the one loaded when you use
$> loadkeys -d

Then try something like
$> /usr/bin/setfont lat0-14 -m 8859-15


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