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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 12:38:54 -0400 (EDT)
- Subject: Re: no cyrillic fonts in windows 2000
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
Please keep replies on the list, so that people searching the archives
later can find out whether a particular method worked or not. Also, as
the underlined header field below indicates, I prefer to read the
responses on the list.
Glad it worked for you.
On Tue, 13 May 2003, Kuz'ma 725 wrote:
> Thanks Igor, that was it. I'll check the faq more carefully next time.
> >From: Igor Pechtchanski <email@example.com>
> >Reply-To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> >To: "Kuz'ma 725" <email@example.com>
> >CC: firstname.lastname@example.org
> >Subject: Re: no cyrillic fonts in windows 2000
> >Date: Tue, 13 May 2003 12:19:31 -0400 (EDT)
> >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>.
> > Igor
> >P.S. For the "ls" problem, try the --show-control-chars parameter. ;-)
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