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Re: rxvt and line-drawing characters
- From: Brian Dessent <brian at dessent dot net>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 01 Mar 2006 14:37:31 -0800
- Subject: Re: rxvt and line-drawing characters
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Andrew DeFaria wrote:
> I like using rxvt as my terminal. Recently I discovered pstree (don't
> know how I missed it before). pstree doesn't appear to be in Cygwin but
> it does appear to be on Linux. I often use rxvt in conjunction with
It's been included in the psmisc cygwin package for some time.
> to log into Linux machines. Now pstree supports a -G to use line drawing
> characters. This works under xterm but not under rxvt. How does one use
> line-drawing characters in rxvt?
You need a font that has the DOS/OEM characters instead of the standard
codepage 1252 / ISO 8858-1 character set. If you search around there is
a patched version of lucida console (called "lucida consoleP" or
luconP.zip) that has this. You also need to set TERM (-tn) to
rxvt-cygwin-native I think.
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