add "export LANG=en_IE" to your ~/.bashrc (or "setenv LANG en_IE" to
~/.tschrc I think).
Most distros ship with LANG=C (for POSIX compliancy iirc).
There are other variables to play around with e.g. LC_ALL
man locale has more info (though admittedly not on LANG and LC_ALL :) )
On Mon, Mar 05, 2001 at 09:18:39PM +0000, Niall O Broin wrote:
> Liam happened to complain about how the discussion about non-ASCII
> characters was giving him lots of ?s in mutt, whereupon someone (Kate ? -
> I've deleted the mail) said that he should have set charset=iso-8859-1 in
> his .muttrc. Well, I've got that in my .muttrc and I still don't see e.g. £
> symbols in mutt but I do see them when editing a message (I use jed from
> mutt). I have tried with and without set allow_8bit with the same results.
> I can see the symbols in less (LESSCHARSET=latin1) and when I cat the file,
> but no joy in mutt's pager - any ideas ?
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