Ball o' 3 questions....

Declan Moriarty declan.moriarty at ntlworld.ie
Fri Jan 24 01:26:38 PST 2003


On Thursday 23 January 2003 21:25, somebody wrote
> On Thursday 23 January 2003 05:32 pm, you wrote:
> > On Thursday 23 January 2003 14:56, somebody wrote
> >
> > > On Thursday 23 January 2003 09:40 am, John Nielsen wrote:
> > > > Hi all....
> > > >
> > > > I have several questions, so i might aswell just roll them all
> > > > up in one mail.... Here goes... :-)
> > > >
> > > > 1) I use a danish keyboard and i am using danish locales. The
> > > > special danish characters (æ, ø and å) work fine in my bash
> > > > prompt, but i cannot get them to work in nano. I am using the
> > > > blfs way of installing nano but no dice. The weird thing is
> > > > that if i start nano from within xfree86 (allso in another vc
> > > > while xfree86 is running), the special characters work
> > > > perfectly and as soon as i exit, they screw up again. I
> > > > searched google for an answer but i didnt find any reference to
> > > > this problem so im sorry if it has been answered before.
> >
> > The answer may lie in the fact that an X terminal reads a different
> > config from a user terminal. I have all my farting about with the
> > standard config in /etc/profile, which I decided was a safe system
> > wide place for it.
>
> Could you post your /etc/profile file? I wonder if you have something
> weird in there i might be abel to use?

Here it is - nothing much use. Try the euro hint - you'll get some 
ideas there.

-- 
	Regards,

	Declan Moriarty
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PS1='\u:\w\$'
PATH=/usr/bin:/usr/sbin:/bin:/sbin:/usr/X11R6/bin:/usr/local/bin
export PS1 PATH
export INPUTRC=/etc/inputrc
alias rm='rm -i'
alias ls='ls --color -AF'
export QTDIR=/usr/local/qt-x11-free-3.0.5
export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/local/lib:$LD_LIBRARY_PATH
alias lps='gs -q -dBATCH -dNOPAUSE -dSAFER -sDEVICE=bjcmono -r360 -sPAPERSIZE=A4 -sOutputFile=/var/spool/canon'
alias lp3='gs -q -dBATCH -dNOPAUSE -dSAFER -sDEVICE=bjc600 -r360 -sPAPERSIZE=A4 -sOutputFile=/var/spool/canon'
alias print='cat /root/header /var/spool/canon >/dev/lp0'


# End of Bash /etc/profile


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