[Newbies] UTF support in Linux?
add_aaron_2_x at hotmail.com
Tue Jul 8 21:09:23 UTC 2008
In the Linux VM, when I try to input, via paste or the right alt
combination, non-ascii characters, like 'ö' or 'é' for example, Squeak
merely shows 'o?' or 'e?' I researched into this and accordingly chose a
font that supports UTF-8 and set the locale and VM command line options
(...which claims that locale is upto date...)
sudo dpkg-reconfigure -plow locales
(...which outputs en_IE.UTF-8... done among other things....)
squeak -encoding UTF-8 -textenc UTF-8 -pathenc UTF-8
Now when I try to input the aforementioned characters I encounter a debug
message: "Error subscript is out of bound."
However, I have set Squeak's language to Spanish and then German, and the
characters display perfectly well in the menus. Although, the same cannot be
said for the any files with non-ascii characters in the file dialogue. So,
it seems it's an input problem.
Anyone with any ideas? Thanks.
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