Question marks in localized man pages

Ilya Basin
Sun Sep 12 06:51:00 GMT 2010

AK> On Saturday, September 11, 2010, Ilya Basin wrote:
>> Hi. My default LANG is C.UTF-8. If I change it to ru.UTF-8, all
>> non-ascii characters in man pages are displayed as question marks.

AK> ru.UTF-8 isn't a valid locale setting; you need a territory in there
AK> as well, e.g. ru_RU.UTF-8, otherwise you end up in the ASCII-only C
AK> locale.

AK> Andy

For some reason with the standard ru_RU.UTF-8 man pages are in English


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