Re: man page encoding

On Wed, 2003-02-05 at 10:46, James Henstridge wrote:
> This is not a gnome issue.  You probably switched over to a UTF-8 based 
> locale, and groff is outputting the dashes as em dashes (those three 
> bytes make up the single character U+2212).  You can change what groff 
> outputs by editing some of the files under 
> /usr/share/groff/x.y/font/devutf8.

Sorry for the bother. Once I saw your hint I found that setting 

alias man='env LANG=en_US man'

in ~/.bashrc works for me.  Thanks for the pointer.


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