Subject: Re: Umlauts and FS
To: Zafer Aydogan <>
From: Johnny Billquist <bqt@Update.UU.SE>
List: current-users
Date: 09/12/2005 14:28:41
On Mon, 12 Sep 2005, Zafer Aydogan wrote:

> Thank you Johnny, that worked.
> But now, the error messages are coming in German aswell.
> Is there a way to keep messages in English, but display Umlauts ?

Well, as Lubomir wrote, set LC_CTYPE instead, and remove LANG.

> Another phenomenon is, that double tapping TAB (for tabcompletion), wil=
> show Umlauts, without setting $LANG. But you can't tabcomplete, because=
> the ?'s.
> This works with bash and ksh.
> $ ls
> m?rchenprinz
> $ rm <TAB> <TAB>
> m=E4rchenprinz
> $ rm

What shell? And does it behave the same if LANG or LC_CTYPE is set?


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