Setting the Encoding in X Terminal Windows
X terminal windows are capable of displaying text in a variety of encodings,
though of course the necessary fonts must be installed. Here is a window
displaying a text encoded in ISO-8859-1 (Latin-1) using an incorrect encoding:
Clicking on the terminal entry in the menubar brings up this menu:
Clicking on the character encoding entry in the terminal menu brings up this submenu:
If the encoding you want is listed, select it to change the window to that encoding.
If we select ISO-8859-1 in our example and redisplay the text, it is displayed correctly:
If the desired encoding is not listed, click on Add or Remove. This brings up a list
of encodings that can be added.
Add the encoding you want and then select it as above.