[SWLUG] To Bach characters

Chris M. Jackson chriscf at gmail.com
Wed Mar 22 18:27:06 UTC 2006

On 3/22/06, Neil Jones <neil at nwjones.demon.co.uk> wrote:
> Yes I get this output.
> BUT how do I change it?

Check the available locales with "localedef --list-archive | grep en"
and see if a UTF-8 locale is available.

If it is available, the file you want to change should be
/etc/environment, where you want a line:

LANG=en_GB.utf8 (or whatever the result from localedef was)

If it isn't, you'll need to add "en_GB.utf8 utf8" (yes, two of utf8)
to /etc/locale.gen, run locale-gen and then change /etc/environment. 
On your next system boot you should have a UTF-8 locale (again, check
with "locale"), with ŵ and ŷ working.

Note that all of this is strictly theory, and in practice YMMV.

Chris Jackson
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