Charset problem in Terminal

James Tappin james at
Thu Dec 30 13:27:06 CET 2004

On Thu, 30 Dec 2004 13:19:05 +0100
Benedikt Meurer <benedikt.meurer at> wrote:

> James Tappin wrote:
> > When I define "Terminal" as the TERMCMD in xffm and then use it to
> > launch a terminal in a directory, I get a wierd charset (see attached
> > screenshot). If I use other terminals e.g. gnome-terminal or a plain
> > xterm there is no problem and Terminal works correctly when launched
> > from the panel or the command line.
> So, it only happens if you run Terminal from xffm?

That's the only way I've encountered the problem. So I'm not quite sure
whose bug it is. May be some sort of an ASCII/UTF problem as changing the
font from the default Monospace to Courier restores readable text.


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