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Re: aterm/xterm not displaying ANSI characters



On Fri, 2007-07-06 at 06:43 -0500, Erich Zigler wrote:
> When loading aterm or xterm with a ANSI-capable font such as sabvga
> ANSI characters are not displayed or not displayed correctly
> regardless of what termcap entry specified. This seems to be limited
> to Fedora's termcap as if I SSH in to a Debian box from Fedora with
> aterm/xterm and run the same program ANSI is displayed correctly. Does
> any one have any ideas on how to correct this problem?
> 
> I am using:
> aterm-1.0.0-7.fc7 xterm-225-2.fc7

Are you sure your language is set up for ANSI?  Try using

	LANG="en_US.UTF-8";export LANG;reset

inside the misbehaving xterm.  You may also want to make sure your
/etc/sysconfig/i18n file contains

	LANG="en_US.UTF-8"

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