Re: Several Mutt usage question
I got it working! Thank you very much!
Putty -> Load desired profile -> Window -> Translations
Change "Received data" -> to -> UTF-8
Both Hebrew and Russian will work !!! and it is from right to left :)
From: Derek Martin [mailto:invalid@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Monday, July 13, 2009 2:11 PM
To: Paul Grinberg
Cc: Kyle Wheeler; mutt-users@xxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: Several Mutt usage question
On Mon, Jul 13, 2009 at 01:24:36PM -0400, Paul Grinberg wrote:
> Do you know how to set it to use proper fonts?
> As I said I have these....
> [root@panther pgrinberg]# cat /etc/sysconfig/i18n LANG="en_US.UTF-8"
I'm unfamiliar with the $SYSFONT variable, but a quick search suggests
that this controls the font that is used on the system console (i.e.
in text mode, with no X window system). It seems unrleated to your
How to control the font depends on the terminal program you are using.
If you're using gnome-terminal, it mostly should "just work" for you out
of the box. If you've selected a specific font, that may actually break
it for you.
On xterm and older programs, you need to specify the font using an X
resource. For example, I like to use the "Universal font":
Add that to $HOME/.Xdefaults, and then run the following:
$ xrdb -merge ~/.Xdefaults
$ xterm &
Now, in the new xterm that you just started, run Mutt. It should
display properly, if you have the right fonts installed. If you don't
have the right fonts installed, you'll either get a different font that
matches that name but doesn't have all the unicode characters present,
or you'll get an error about X finding no matching fonts, and using
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