Finch (libpurple) & special characters

Luke Schierer lschiere at
Wed Jul 11 22:59:01 EDT 2007

On Wed, Jul 11, 2007 at 08:26:48PM -0300, Juan Manuel Oppedisano wrote:
> Hi there. Recently I started using Finch, wich uses the libpurple libraries.
> My 1th language is spanish, and whenever I want to write a ñ the program
> closes. The accented characters, plus, doesnt work.
> What can I do?, I wasnt able to find anything on the Pidgin homepage.

What is the output of the "locale" command.  It should say something
like en_US.UTF-8 or es_ES.UTF-8.  If it does not have the "UTF-8" in it,
then that would be the most likely cause of the crash.


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