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Re: rxvt, ssh and utf8 - partial success

On Sun, Jun 06, 2004 at 12:53:27PM +0200, Baurjan Ismagulov wrote:
> Hello, James,
> On Sat, Jun 05, 2004 at 09:21:57PM -0500, James Garrison wrote:
> > >>Handling this in rxvt should solve your problem (I wonder if there are
> > >>any reasons not to do that).
> This was actually an answer to Brian, who wanted to have a single
> terminal type for one application (and I share his opinion). But it
> seems to apply to your question, too: from
> I conclude that rxvt doesn't
> handle Unicode. If you try rxvt-unicode I would like to know whether it
> works under Cygwin. I've tried it under Debian and couldn't see the
> expected symbols when I cat a file encoded in utf-8.

I've compiled rxvt-unicode with minor changes. It works only with X.
Without X I get:

$ unset DISPLAY

$ echo $DISPLAY

$ /opt/rxvt-unicode/bin/urxvt
urxvt: can't open display :0
Don't know what to do yet. Currently I cannot get in contact with the rxvt-unicode

Gruss Olaf Föllinger

Olaf Föllinger
Senior Consultant IT
S.E.S.A. Software und Systeme AG

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