weird characters in man pages and html
douglas.furlong at firebox.com
Tue Dec 2 13:30:41 UTC 2003
On Tue, 2003-12-02 at 13:12, Grizzly(Francis Smit) wrote:
> Douglas Furlong wrote:
> >On Tue, 2003-12-02 at 12:07, Paolo Nesti Poggi wrote:
> >>I notice some strange things with characters in terminals and browser, you
> >>might have an explanation for this, i'll stick to terminal for now.
> >>I'm accessing my fedora trough ssh using secureCRT on Windows 98 (however
> >>what I'll describe happens also using putty).
> ><snipedy snip snip snip>
> >I was haivng this problem in RH8/9 in the past, I fixed it by changing
> >the LANG local.
> >I changed it to en_GB, as apposed tot he UTF8 stuff.
> >To change it system wide I altered /etc/sysconfig/i18n, change the first
> >line to.
> hmmm mines set to en_AU.UTF-8
> $ set|grep LANG
> shouldn't yours be set to en_GB.UTF-8 ????
It used to be on the Redhat8/9 system, however I was having the same
problems as you, removing the UTF-8 fixed it for me, and I no longer had
However on my Fedora setup it does in fact have the UTF-8 as the LANG
It may have helped though, which is why I mentioned it.
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