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koi8rxterm - X terminal emulator for KOI8-R environments
is a wrapper around the
program that invokes the latter program with the ``KOI8RXTerm'' X
resource class set.
All arguments to
are passed to
without processing; the
options should not be specified because they are used by the wrapper.
manual page for more information on
The environment's locale settings (see ``ENVIRONMENT'' below) are
used to discern the locale's character set.
If no current locale can be determined, the locale ``ru_RU.KOI8-R''
(the Russian language as used in the territory of Russia, with the KOI8-R
character set) is assumed.
utility is used to determine whether the system supports the selected
If it does not,
will exit with an error and report the output of
may produce unexpected results if the current locale is set to one in which
the KOI8-R character encoding is not supported, or if fonts using that
encoding are not available.
In the Debian system, the ``xfonts-cyrillic'' package provides the
uses by default.
To change the fonts
uses, edit the
A similar wrapper,
is available for Unicode UTF-8 environments.
- LC_ALL, LC_CTYPE, LANG
The values of these variables are checked, in order, to determine the
character set used by the current locale.
was written by Branden Robinson and is very heavily based on
by Thomas Dickey.
The assistance of Jurij Smakov was invaluable in sanity-checking its
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