rxvt is a colour vt102 terminal emulator intended as an xterm
replacement for users who do not require features such as Tektronix 4014
emulation and toolkit-style configurability. As a result, rxvt uses much
less swap space.


The '-e dosemu' tells rxvt (or xterm, or gnome-terminal ... same option)
to execute DOSemu immediately (and, conveniently, exit when DOSemu

UNIX/Linux trivia: you can set an environment variable to exist only for
the execution of a program.  In this example..

        LC_ALL=C rxvt -e dosemu

..Joel has set the environment variable "LC_ALL" to the value "C" (the
default locale.)  LC_ALL will hold this value for the program rxvt and
its children ... specifically, the "dosemu" program.  That's why the fix

You could also get the same effect by doing this:

        export LC_ALL
        rxvt -e dosemu

On Thu, 2007-02-01 at 11:37 -0200, Alain M. wrote:
> Hi Joel,
> Could you explain what is rxvt ?? it could be usefull...
> thanks,
> Alain
> > Solved! Turns out to be a locales problem.
> > I'd been doing some work with the UTF8 character set. 
> > The following command does the trick for me.
> > 
> > 

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