Devuan bug report logs - #77
I can't write non ascii characters on xfce4-term

Package: xfce4-terminal; Maintainer for xfce4-terminal is (unknown);

Reported by: =?UTF-8?B?Tm/DqSBTdcOhcmV6?= <noe.s0080@gmail.com>

Date: Mon, 15 May 2017 21:33:01 UTC

Severity: normal

Done: fsmithred <fsmithred@gmail.com>

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From: Noé Suárez <noe.s0080@gmail.com>
To: submit@bugs.devuan.org
Subject: I can't write non ascii characters on xfce4-term
Date: Mon, 15 May 2017 16:17:42 -0500
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Package:  xfce4-terminal
Version:    0.6.3-1+b1

I can not write characters like á,é,í,ó,ú,ñ,¿¡ on xfce4-terminal, but I can
on xterm and tty1 console. I write English text most of the time but some
times I need to write Spanish text as well, so my system  language is
English and I have set LANG=en_US.UTF-8 and my locale is en_US.UTF-8. I
tried to solve this problem adding es_MX.UTF-8 to my locales but it didn't
work, I tried setxkbmap es but I got the same results.

I can write this characters every where except on my xfce4-terminal (I
tried using mate-terminal but it works in the same way), but I love to use
emacs on the terminal as my editor so this problem is really annoying to me.

I'm using Devuan 1.0 RC2.

On the other hand I want to  tell you that Devuan is GREAT! I love it and I
love init freedom!

Thanks a lot.

Sincerely yours MSc Noé Suárez.

Saludos desde México.
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From: fsmithred <fsmithred@gmail.com>
To: 77@bugs.devuan.org
Subject: Re: [Devuan-bugs] bug#77: I can't write non ascii characters on xfce4-term
Date: Tue, 16 May 2017 07:32:24 -0400
On 05/15/2017 09:46 PM, Where all about bugs in Devuan packages is
reported wrote:
> On 05/15/2017 05:17 PM, Where all about bugs in Devuan packages is
> reported wrote:
>> Package:  xfce4-terminal
>> Version:    0.6.3-1+b1
>>
>> I can not write characters like á,é,í,ó,ú,ñ,¿¡ on xfce4-terminal, but I can
>> on xterm and tty1 console. I write English text most of the time but some
>> times I need to write Spanish text as well, so my system  language is
>> English and I have set LANG=en_US.UTF-8 and my locale is en_US.UTF-8. I
>> tried to solve this problem adding es_MX.UTF-8 to my locales but it didn't
>> work, I tried setxkbmap es but I got the same results.
>>
>> I can write this characters every where except on my xfce4-terminal (I
>> tried using mate-terminal but it works in the same way), but I love to use
>> emacs on the terminal as my editor so this problem is really annoying to me.
>>
>> I'm using Devuan 1.0 RC2.
>>
>> On the other hand I want to  tell you that Devuan is GREAT! I love it and I
>> love init freedom!
>>
>> Thanks a lot.
>>
>> Sincerely yours MSc Noé Suárez.
>>
>> Saludos desde México.
>>
> 
> I assume you added the locale by running 'dpkg-reconfigure locales'. If
> not, please say how you added it.
> 
> There is a keyboard layouts plugin for the panel. Did you try that?
> Right-click on panel, select Panel -> Add new items. Add the keyboard
> layouts. Then right-click on the plugin in the panel (the flag) and select
> Properties. Then add the layout you want.
> 
> I've got it working here, but I just booted with es_MX.UTF-8 as my default
> locale. I don't know if you'll need to do something else. If that doesn't
> work, I have other ideas.
> 
> fsmithred
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From: fsmithred <fsmithred@gmail.com>
To: 77-close@bugs.devuan.org
Subject: Re: [Devuan-bugs] bug#77: I can't write non ascii characters on xfce4-term
Date: Wed, 17 May 2017 16:41:46 -0400
Bug #77 closed.

Xfce keyboard layouts panel plugin changes the keyboard layout in
xfce4-terminal.

fsmithred



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Subject: bug 77
Date: Wed, 13 Dec 2017 12:33:17 -0500
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