Malayalam font

Aaron LI aly at
Tue Feb 4 06:40:16 PST 2020

On February 4, 2020 9:39:14 PM GMT+08:00, Siju George < at> wrote:
>On Tue, Feb 4, 2020 at 7:05 PM Aaron LI <aly at> wrote:
>> If the filename has the right encoding, almost always in UTF8 today
>on BSD/Linux systems, then you can use any UTF8 locales to display the
>characters correctly, provided the fonts installed and the application
>can use the fonts.
>> One common exception is files from Windows, e.g., a zip created on
>Windows, then the filename will have other localized encodings.
>> Hope this helps your issue.
>Thank you so much Aaron :-)
>The file was downloaded  as PDF from google docs.
>It will be really great if you can tell me how to install UTF8.

In a terminal, set the LANG environment variable (e.g., to en_US.UTF-8):

For csh: setenv LANG en_US.UTF-8
For sh: export LANG=en_US.UTF-8

Then you can see new locale settings with the 'locale' command.

And try to 'ls' your files to see whether you see the right characters.



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