* Rifat Albayrak; <kohutek2(a)cox.net> on 09 Jul, 2003 wrote:
Do a ctrl+alt+F2, you will be at a console. Log on to
You're at rifatal@oaktree for instance. This is the console I am talking
about. (Maybe I should have said 'Text Console' to be easily understood)
Now type Ğ or ğ. You will not get a Ğ or ğ. You will get a sign similar
to = sign but with three lines instead of two. Type letter Ü, no problem
But type letter Ş, you will get a little square with inside filled...
And so on.
OK check the following
KEYTABLE=trq.map.gz ( assuming you are using Turkish Q keyboard)
CONSOLE_ENCODING="ISO-8859-9" (see my notes below)
If you want to have the whole system in tr_TR.ISO-8859-9 then
DEFAULT_LANGUAGE="tr_TR.ISO-8859-9" (see my notes below)
I am using UTF-8 environment so the following is different
Also rather then playing with /etc/syconfig/language variables I have
the following under $HOME/.profile
export LC_MESSAGES=en_US ( I want the messages to be in English)
export LC_TIME=POSIX ( same with time as above)
So, Turkish characters I am having trouble with
are:Ğ,ğ,İ,ı (no problem
with i or I)
Probably you have a problem with "Ş" "ş" (S Cedilla). Try with the
to see if the problems are solved. Of course remember to run SuseConfig
for the changes to be affective and logout & login
Now go back Xwindow system with alt+F7. You are in Xwindows and most
applications will work fine (read or type). Mozilla reads and write
Turkish characters and so does the mail and news clients I use on
Xwindows allright. But Xwindows is not completely trouble free either.
For instance, rxvt and xterm and aterm won't type above mentioned
characters Ğğİ and ı at all.
Xterm should not have an issue however a problem free (almost) terminal
program is "mlterm" Just to be sure you have the correct locale in an
xterm (or gnome terminal whatever) type locale
also try "locale charmap"
toganm@earth:~> locale charmap
If you have set your LANG to tr_TR.ISO-8859-9 then the locale charmap
output will be "ISO-8859-9"
On both methods I tried to modify, boot messages said
it was loading
this font but still no YUMUŞAK G anyway
Try the above and let's see what is happening
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