On 2007-02-08 00:38, Peter <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: >Le Mercredi 7 F?vrier 2007 16:03, Giorgos Keramidas a ?crit : >>> Yes, I tried >>> >>> fr.iso.acc.kbd >>> fr.iso.kbd >>> fr_CA.iso.acc.kbd >>> >>> Maybe I need to inform FreeBSD about the layout of my keyboard. >>> All I get are beeps when I hit the special French accent keys. >> >> This usually means that you are typing 8-bit (i.e. French) characters >> at a shell prompt, but you have not set or configured any locale >> environment yet, or you have the wrong locale environment. >> >> If this is true, and you are hearing the beeps when typing at a shell >> prompt, then please tell us which shell you are using and what you >> see by typing: >> >> % locale > > This is what I get: > > LANG= > LC_CTYPE="C" > LC_COLLATE="C" > LC_TIME="C" > LC_NUMERIC="C" > LC_MONETARY="C" > LC_MESSAGES="C" > LC_ALL=
Right. You haven't set any LANG or LC_xxx environment variables. Try using one of the French locales, and set the following in your shell startup scripts: LANG='C' LC_COLLATE='fr_CA.ISO8859-1' LC_CTYPE='fr_CA.ISO8859-1' If you are using GNU bash, you can set in your `.bashrc' file: export LANG='C' export LC_COLLATE='fr_CA.ISO8859-1' export LC_CTYPE='fr_CA.ISO8859-1' If you are using tcsh, the commands for `.cshrc' are slightly different: setenv LANG 'C' setenv LC_COLLATE 'fr_CA.ISO8859-1' setenv LC_CTYPE 'fr_CA.ISO8859-1' _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"