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Re: Guix locales on native distro's

From: Pjotr Prins
Subject: Re: Guix locales on native distro's
Date: Tue, 3 Oct 2017 08:25:16 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

On Sun, Sep 24, 2017 at 10:36:46AM +0200, Pjotr Prins wrote:
> followed by firing up a uxterm which I have as an alias
>     alias guixterm='/home/wrk/.guix-profile/bin/uxterm -vb -fg black -bg 
> lightyellow -fn *-fixed-*-*-*-*-20-*'
>     guixterm &
> That gives me the full locale support with, for example, 
>     export LC_ALL=en_GB.UTF-8
> I realize now that the problem I had before was variations on the
> startup procedure. As I don't always have the standard GUIX profile by
> default (I have different profiles for different needs) I need to
> start that up first. Then run a uxterm with that background and
> locales work fine on Debian too.

uxterm is actually a shell script, better to alias as

  alias guixterm=$HOME/.guix-profile/bin/xterm -class UXTerm -title uxterm -u8 
-vb -fg black -bg lightyellow -fn *-fixed-*-*-*-*-20-*

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