gnome-terminal unicode

Ian Wadham at
Mon Mar 11 23:19:27 PDT 2013

Hi James,

Does LANG=en_AU.UTF-8 mean you are in Australia?  I am too.

Cheers, Ian W.

On 12/03/2013, at 10:53 AM, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
> 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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