The Unicode HOWTO

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This document describes how to change your Linux system so it uses UTF-8 as text encoding. – This is work in progress. Any tips, patches, pointers, URLs are very welcome.

1. Introduction

  • 1.1 Why Unicode?
  • 1.2 Unicode encodings
  • 1.3 Related resources

2. Display setup

3. Locale setup

4. Specific applications

5. Printing

6. Making your programs Unicode aware

7. Other sources of information

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