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NAME

Lithuanian, lithuanian - Introduction to Lithuanian language support  

DESCRIPTION

This reference page describes the coded character set (codeset), locale, device, font, and other kinds of support for the Lithuanian language.
 

Codesets

The operating system supports the following codesets for Lithuanian by means of locales, codeset converters, or both: ISO 8859-4 (ISO Latin-4)

ISO8859-4 is the string that represents this codeset in names of locales and codeset converters. See iso8859-4(5) for more information. UCS-2, UCS-4, and UTF-8
UCS-2, UCS-4, and UTF-8 are the strings that represent these encoding formats in the names of codeset converters. See Unicode(5) for more information. PC code pages
cp775 and cp1257 are the strings that represent these encoding formats in the names of codeset converters. See code_page(5) for more information.

See the i18n_intro(5) and l10n_intro(5) reference pages for introductory information on codesets. The iconv_intro(5) reference page discusses codeset converters and how to use them.
 

Locales

The operating system provides the following locale for the Lithuanian language and Lithuania: lt_LT.ISO8859-4

The [email protected] variant of this locale is also available for applications that need to convert file data in ISO8859-4 format to UCS-4 process code in order to perform certain character-classification operations.

You can use the locale command (see locale(1)) to find out which locales are installed on your system. See i18n_intro(5) for information on setting locale from the operating system command line.

For the Common Desktop Environment (CDE), you set locale by setting the session language. To do this, use the Language menu accessed from the Options button of the Login window.
 

Keyboards

The operating system supports the following VT style and PC style keyboards with Lithuanian characters printed on the keys:


VT Style (105/108 keys)PC Style (102 keys)

LK401LK471
LK411LK97W
PCXAL

For your keyboard to function correctly with your system, you must load a keyboard mapping table (keymap) that is appropriate for your keyboard's model and language. If you load a keymap that does not correspond to your keyboard's model and language, your keyboard behavior is unpredictable. The label located on the bottom surface of a keyboard usually specifies its model (five letter code) and language (two letter code). See the keyboard(5) reference page for general information on keymaps and instructions for loading them in different formats. The following tables supply Lithuanian-specific information that you need when loading keymaps.

Selecting keymaps in xkb format:


For VT StyleFor PC Style
Keyboard:Select:Keyboard:Select:

LK401lk401LK471lk471
LK411lk411LK97Wlk97w
PCXALpcxal

Selecting keymaps in xmodmap format:


For VT StyleFor PC Style
Keyboard:Select:Keyboard:Select:

LK401lithuanian lk401PCXALlithuanian pcxal
LK411lithuanian lk411

Keyboards can have keys with characters printed on both the left and right half of the keycap. The way you set or use your keyboard to send different sets of characters varies from one keyboard model to another. Furthermore, your keyboard allows you to enter more characters than those printed on the keycaps. Refer to the keyboard(5) reference page for information on how to enter characters.
 

Printers

The operating system does not provide PostScript fonts for the ISO Latin-4 codeset.

See i18n_printing(5) for information about your printer support options.
 

SEE ALSO

Commands: locale(1)

Others: code_page(5), i18n_intro(5), i18n_printing(5), iconv_intro(5), iso8859-4(5), keyboard(5), l10n_intro(5), Unicode(5)

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Index

NAME
DESCRIPTION
Codesets
Locales
Keyboards
Printers
SEE ALSO

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