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Date:      Sun, 4 Jan 2009 21:09:43 +0000
From:      Frank Shute <>
To:        Daniel Leal <>
Subject:   Re: Portuguese accents
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On Sat, Jan 03, 2009 at 09:47:08PM +0000, Daniel Leal wrote:
> Hi!
> I am portuguese, and so I need accents above a few letter, like a, e and 
> i. I mean:         , etc etc etc...
> I am really confused with the accents.
> In most X apps these accents work well, but for example, in a xterm, 
> with the "ee" editor, I can write the accented letter correctly. But 
> when I use "more" to read the file I just created with "ee" I cant see 
> these accented letters correctly!

Try using less(1) instead of more. A quick test on my machine shows it
renders digraphs correctly.

You might want to change your $PAGER in ~/.profile

> With aterm, not even with "ee" this works it appears: ~a, 'e,`e, `i, etc 
> etc etc...

Don't know about aterm.

> /etc/rc.conf has:
> keymap="pt.iso.acc"
> /etc/X11/xorg.conf has:
> Section "InputDevice"
>    Identifier     "Keyboard0"
>    Driver         "kbd"
>    Option "XKbModel" "abnt2"
>    Option "XKbLayout" "pt"
> EndSection
> how can I solve this?
> Is it impossible to list and also name files with accented letter?

I don't know if it's possible but I'd stick to none accented letters
if I was in your position. AFAIK, all the fileutils use ascii.

> Thanks,
> daniel




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