[Grml] uxterm unicode problem - part 2

Michael Prokop mika at grml.org
Thu Aug 9 00:23:40 CEST 2007

* Matej Rehak <matej.rehak at gmail.com> [20070727 14:15]:

> I have made some progress with displaying non-english characters in uxterm.
> I've tried to run uxterm:
>   uxterm -fn '-misc-fixed-medium-r-semicondensed-*-*-120-*-*-*-*-iso10646-1'
> and it worked !

> Furthermore, I found (u)xterm's definitions (aliases) of tiny, small,
> medium, .... font sizes (look for 'resizing-fu') here:
> ~/.zshrc, /etc/skel/.zshrc
> and I've replaced '-iso8859-15' with '-iso10646-1'.
> But what a surprise ! It did nothing, even after PC reboot :-(

Can you please write some example text in iso10646 (the non-ASCII
characters are important ;-)) and take a screenshot of the text in a
working setup and send it to me?  Otherwise checking out locales I'm
not used to is pretty hard for me, sorry.

> Is there a font-search utility so that I can dynamically see list of
> existing fonts when changing/clearing attributes ? Because it seems to
> me that there are no corresponding fonts for iso10646-1 and so the
> nearest alternative is taken, which is iso8859-15, with one exception
> (Huge).

Check out for example xfontsel and tkfont.

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