Pavel Tsekov wrote:
> On Mon, 25 Sep 2006, Pavel Tsekov wrote:
>> On Mon, 25 Sep 2006, Alessandro Magni wrote:
>>> Pavel Tsekov wrote:
>>>> On Mon, 25 Sep 2006, Alessandro Magni wrote:
>>>>> Hi everybody,
>>>>> I ran into a problem trying to switch my terminal from Konsole to
>>>>> my beloved mc (GNU Midnight Commander 4.6.1a) is now unable to
>>>>> graphic chars,
>>>> Is that the MC which comes with FC5 ? If that is the case I suspect
>>>> that it is an UTF-8 related issue. It would help if you provide the
>>>> output of "mc -V" and "echo $TERM".
>>> thanks for the quick reply!
>>> Yes, it is the FC5 rpm => mc-4.6.1a-12.FC5
>>> # echo $TERM
>>> I'm sorry to be such a newbie not to know what a "UTF-8 issue" is
>>> ... ;-)
>> Basically, the Fedora rpm (as well as packages from several other
>> includes a set of patches which enable MC to work in a utf8-ized
>> environment. Those patches are not part of the original MC code. Anyway,
>> my guess is that Eterm is not UTF-8 capable. I'd suggest you to set
>> the LANG environment so that UTF-8 encoding won't be used by MC. For
>> "export LANG=C" or "export it_IT.ISO8859-1" or "export it_IT"
> Ooops, sorry. The above should read:
> export LANG=it_IT.ISO8859-1
> export LANG=it_IT
This almost worked, thanks!
Pity that no chars at all are printed for the graphic chars (yet they
are present in the font I use, -b&h-luxi
but at least mc is usable.
--- now back to study what the hell UT is...
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