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Re: no cyrillic fonts in windows 2000
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: "Kuz'ma 725" <kuzma725 at hotmail dot com>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 13 May 2003 12:19:31 -0400 (EDT)
- Subject: Re: no cyrillic fonts in windows 2000
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Tue, 13 May 2003, Kuz'ma 725 wrote:
> I have 2 installations of Win2K, and I was able to somehow get cygwin to
> display cyrillic input from the keyboard (although it still shows cyrillic
> filenames as ?s)... but I forgot how I did it! I have the latest
> XFree86-fcyr package (4.2.0-2) installed in both places and the same
> settings in Windows' Regional Options - English (United States) as my locale
> (location), Cyrillic/Russian as default System Locale, in Advanced I checked
> all the fonts that have anything to do with cyrillic, and Russian and
> English keyboard locales. Any suggestions? This is driving me crazy!
> Thanks in advance
Which program are you talking about here? If it's a bash console window,
the X fonts will not affect it -- you have to select a Windows font in
Properties that has cyrillic characters in it. If it's rxvt or xterm,
then indeed you'll have to use the X fonts (at least in the X mode of
Furthermore, are you talking about *displaying* cyrillic characters, or
*inputting* them? If the former, try "cat"ting a file containing those
characters and if that doesn't work properly, look at the first paragraph
above. If the latter, see <http://cygwin.com/faq/faq.html#SEC49>.
P.S. For the "ls" problem, try the --show-control-chars parameter. ;-)
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