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Re: man pages showing special characters

>> What character set is selected on the Text page of mintty's options?
>> Where are you setting LANG and LC_ALL?
> mintty is set to en_US.UTF-8
> I only exported LANG=c in .bash_profile. ÂAll my other tests were on
> commandline.
>> I'd recommend setting the locale and character set in the mintty
>> options only, which automatically sets LANG accordingly. If you set
>> LC_ALL or LANG to something else in your shell startup files, then
>> mintty won't get to know about it, and you end up with a charset
>> mismatch between mintty and applications running in it.
> I removed the export from .bash_profile and re-logged in and still
> recieve same scrambled characters.

Right. More questions.

- What are those scrambled characters and what do you expect instead?
- Which man pages are affected?
- Can you double-check that LC_ALL and LC_CTYPE are unset or empty and
that LANG is set to en_US.UTF-8?
- What font are you using?
- Is there anything in /var/cache/man? If so, does clearing it make a


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