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Re: Chinese file name problem in xterm




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On Mon, May 07, 2018 at 09:40:38AM +1200, Ben Caradoc-Davies wrote:
> On 07/05/18 09:26, Long Wind wrote:
> >some Chinese file names are properly shown in xterm in stretch, but other are not
> >all Chinese characters can be properly shown in firefox
> >how to solve it? Thanks!
> 
> What characters? What is shown? What did you expect?
> 
> xterm uses fixed-size bitmap fonts which typically support only
> limited character ranges; both xterm and bitmap fonts are considered
> legacy technologies and have been replaced since by the development
> of scalable fonts and terminals supporting them in the 1990s. Can
> you use a terminal that supports scalable fonts? Examples include
> gnome-terminal and xfce4-terminal.

XTerm does support scalable fonts.

Cheers
- -- tomás
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