ISO 8859-1 on Ubuntu 6.0.6
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Sun Jun 11 14:54:45 UTC 2006
I have the same problem. And, for what I read in many foruns, it's a
I already lost too many time with this and I couldn't solved the
I read many many many things...
It wasn't difficult to generate locales... if you look in the foruns
you can find many different sollutions.
You can see here:
I think that you can also do, for example, this:
joao at pc-linux:~$ sudo locale-gen pt_PT pt_PT.UTF-8 en_GB en_GB.UTF-8
and it will generate pt_PT.ISO-8859-1 and en_GB.ISO-8859-1
Any way, my system already supports ISO-8859-1
joao at pc-linux:~$ locale
joao at pc-linux:~$
I normally add this lines:
to the .bashrc file.
Everything is normal.
But I have one problem.
It seems that GNOME uses only UTF-8. Every time I start a program using
the GNOME menu, that program will have the UTF-8 codification by
If I use GNOME console to start the program, that program will run
using ISO-8859-1 codification.
I don't understand why GNOME still uses UTF-8 even if the locales are
set to ISO-8859-1.
I don't know how to changed it...
Anyone has a solution?
It's a shame because Ubuntu is my favourite distro, but since I upgrade
to Dapper, I've been experiencing some problems... locales, printer, and
some other small questions... now this is the only problem that I could
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