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Re: I've lost cut and paste - any ideas why?

On Fri, Dec 17, 2004 at 08:45:58AM -0500, Thomas Dickey wrote:
> On Fri, 17 Dec 2004, Chris Green wrote:
> >On Fri, Dec 17, 2004 at 06:57:14AM -0500, Thomas Dickey wrote:
> >>I have an impression that Slackware 10 introduced UTF-8 locales.
> >>That's the first thing I'd check.
> >>
> >How would one check this and, if it's the cause, fix it?
> If your environment on the other end is a UTF-8 locale, then some of the
> selections will use a UTF-8 string.  I don't know offhand if the Cygwin/X
> server supports that, but the clients don't since Cygwin doesn't support
> UTF-8 locales.
> If that's the case, setting your locale to en_GB.ISO-8859-1, etc., should
> make it workable (since Cygwin supports Latin-1).  That's normally set in
> some system file (but I don't offhand know, since mostly I've been using
> startx/fvwm).
OK, thanks very much, two things to check tonight when I get home.

Chris Green (

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