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Re: I've lost cut and paste - any ideas why?
On Fri, 17 Dec 2004, Chris Green wrote:
On Fri, Dec 17, 2004 at 06:57:14AM -0500, Thomas Dickey wrote:
How would one check this and, if it's the cause, fix it?
I have an impression that Slackware 10 introduced UTF-8 locales.
That's the first thing I'd check.
If your environment on the other end is a UTF-8 locale, then some of the
selections will use a UTF-8 string. I don't know offhand if the Cygwin/X
server supports that, but the clients don't since Cygwin doesn't support
If that's the case, setting your locale to en_GB.ISO-8859-1, etc., should
make it workable (since Cygwin supports Latin-1). That's normally set in
some system file (but I don't offhand know, since mostly I've been using
Thomas E. Dickey