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Re: [vox-tech] Funny characters in aterm on kubuntu
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Re: [vox-tech] Funny characters in aterm on kubuntu



On Wed, Jan 11, 2006 at 08:39:13PM -0600, Jay Strauss wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> I'm running Kubuntu breezy.  I've installed aterm
> 
> jstrauss@ubuntu:~$ aterm -V
> aterm version 0.4.2
> 
> When I use "man" or "perldoc" I get funny characters in the output.  Most 
> (99%) of the output is normal but ever so often there is a funny character 
> embedded in the output.  It seems like it happens mostly (but not exclusively) 
> at the end of a line.
> 
> Regular xterm outputs perfectly.
> 
> Can anyone suggest some things to try to fix this?

Sounds like probably an encoding problem.

What character set does aterm expect to be using? UTF-8?

Most manpages assume ISO-8859-1, I believe.

What is the output of ( env | egrep '^LC|LANG' )?

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