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Re: Getting characters to display properly in Cygwin/RXVT/man pages
On 4/27/2010 10:45 AM, Bengt Larsson wrote:
> Andrew DeFaria wrote:
>> When running a bash shell in rxvt and doing a man page I get weird
>> characters in man pages especially around the often used "-" character.
>> I've read about a few solutions, most revolving around UTF-8 and less
>> and none of them fixing the problem totally. How do I set up rxvt such
>> that man pages work?
> alias man='LANG=C.ISO-8859-1 /bin/man'
Better yet, use mintty instead of rxvt. Rxvt is abandoned anyway, and
mintty is an excellent replacement with support for UTF-8 and much more.
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