[fpc-devel] fp without X
thaddy at thaddy.com
Mon Mar 17 06:18:49 CET 2014
This is easy to fix : the encoding of your remote shell is set wrong. If
you use PuTTY, go to "Window|Translations|Remote Character set" and set
Then go to session and save! it.
Other remote shells should have similar options.
On 16-3-2014 22:08, waldo kitty wrote:
> i'm not sure this is the proper area for this... if it is not, please
> point me to the proper list...
> i've a ubuntu system that i'm trying to run fp on... X does *not*
> start automatically... i'm working from the virtual console(s) 99% of
> the time... what i'm seeing and trying to solve is the frames in fp
> are showing up as diamond characters... after i got the help stuff
> loading properly, i noted that when i switched away from the editor
> frame, it showed the single line frame characters and the help frame
> was all diamonds... closing the help and returning to the editor
> switched the editor frame back to diamonds...
> i found the document in the share directory that speaks of
> /etc/syscontrol/console but my ubuntu system doesn't have such... i
> did find something online where i was able to change my console font
> from VGA to Terminus and a few others but none of them have helped...
> in the above mentioned document, it also speaks of the grab_vcsa
> tool... i tried linking this from my ~/development (created by fpcup)
> but ended up having to actually copy the binary to /usr/local/bin (in
> my path and where i selected to place it) and then set it to
> owner:group root... i also set the SUID bit as the document mentions
> but even this has not helped...
> looking at my freepascal installs on my winwhatever and OS/2 machines,
> i see that the frame is normally the double line frame characters and
> that it does switch to the single line frame characters when selecting
> another window in fp...
> 1. what am i missing to solve this?
> 2. will fixing this in the console cause problems when i do run the X
> GUI and open a xterm (or other) console so as to be able to work from
> the command line?
> thanks for any assistance! :)
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