gnome-terminal unicode

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Mon Mar 11 16:53:54 PDT 2013

On Mar 11, 2013, at 18:30, James Linder wrote:

> On 12/03/2013, at 12:37 AM, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>> On Mar 11, 2013, at 07:38, James Linder wrote:
>>> can anybody guide a bear of little brain please:
>>> I've built and use gnome-terminal.
>>> I need to read unicode in it
>>> eg my russian screenshots are ?????????????.png
>>> chinese files eg CAN???????????????????.rar
>>> I use QT with make. I'm pounded with 'did you forget ?????;?????' type messages.
>>> All of which are nice and sensible on any of the linux platforms. How do I setup the fonts?
>> It's usually not fonts but locale. Is your LANG variable set to a reasonable UTF-8-compatible value, and is your terminal set to UTF-8 mode?
> Ryan you are a star! Thanks.
> I set LANG=en_AU_UTF-8 and everything works sweetly

Glad that worked! (I assume you mean en_AU.UTF-8)

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