Frotz/Inform with Umlaute (äÄöÖüÜß)
Kohlkarpfen last edited by Kohlkarpfen
When I start a german Inform game (.z6) from ES german Umlaute (äÄöÖüÜß) are not displayed correct. But when I start frotz from the shell, it works fine. My local settings are set to german via RaspConf. What could cause this problem?
Can you give more details about the ROM name and your system (https://retropie.org.uk/forum/topic/3/read-this-first) ? You can see in the Runcommand log file (
frotzis started vs. how are you starting it from the command line - can you attach the log file to your post ?
Kohlkarpfen last edited by
Raspberry Pi 3 b+
Parameters: Executing: pushd /home/pi/RetroPie/roms/zmachine; frotz "/home/pi/RetroPie/roms/zmachine/starrider.z5"; popd
When I start it from Shell I only change the directory to /home/pi/RetroPie/roms/zmachine/ and run
What is the output of
locale, when you run it from the terminal ? It looks like the game expects the terminal to have a Latin1 encoding, but I think that by default the locale settings set it to UTF8. I don't know how it works from the terminal - do you run the game (succesfully) after quiting Emulationstation or from a SSH session ?
OK, I found a workaround for this problem - which seems similar to this issue.
sudo nano /etc/default/console-setup) and change the
then reboot. After that, the game should run with the correct characters.