Bug 191252

Summary: gnome-terminal does not display the german umlauts corretly
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Joachim Backes <joachim.backes>
Component: gnome-terminalAssignee: Behdad Esfahbod <behdad>
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Description Joachim Backes 2006-05-10 02:17:19 EDT
Description of problem:

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How reproducible: Each time

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start gnome-terminal
2. Display a file containing german umlauts
3. The umlauts will be displayed as question marks.

Using the kde program "konsole" gives the correct output.
If switching to terminal->set char enconding->utf-8,
typed umlauts are displayed correctly,
but not listed files containing umlauts (by cat for example). 
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Expected results:

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Comment 1 Bug Zapper 2008-04-03 22:51:29 EDT
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Comment 2 Joachim Backes 2008-04-04 04:23:46 EDT
Now (F8) the output is correct if the char encoding of the gnome-terminal is
changed to utf-8.
Comment 3 John Poelstra 2008-04-10 19:06:27 EDT
should this bug be closed then?
Comment 4 Joachim Backes 2008-04-11 01:29:28 EDT
Yes, it should be!