Red Hat character set issues now resolved; thanks!

Darrell Shandrow nu7i at
Thu Dec 12 00:54:06 EST 2002

Hi Bill,

So, upon login, the /etc/sysconfig/i18n file is read?


----- Original Message -----
From: "William F. Acker WB2FLW +1-303-777-8123" <wacker at>
To: <speakup at>
Sent: Wednesday, December 11, 2002 10:50 PM
Subject: Re: Red Hat character set issues now resolved; thanks!

> Logging out and back in should have taken care of it.  Even better, export
> LANG=en_US in the current session.
>           HTH and 73.
> --
>           Bill in Denver
> On Wed, 11 Dec 2002, Darrell Shandrow wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > Thanks to Janina for the excellent lead to the root of my issue with all
the "garbage" characters when remotely establishing a terminal to one of my
RH boxes.  I used locale -a to determine the correct locale setting, then
removed the .utf8 from the end of the lang spec in /etc/sysconfig/i18n,
rebooted and my issue is resolved.  Since I know most things in Linux should
not require a reboot, how could I have avoided this in this situation?
> >
> > Thanks.
> >
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