[CentOS] Gnome-terminal's backslashes look like Ws with a horizontal line through -- how to get a backslash?

Mon May 12 15:57:38 UTC 2008
fred smith <fredex at fcshome.stoneham.ma.us>

On Fri, May 09, 2008 at 04:16:23PM -0400, Charles E Campbell Jr wrote:
> Hello!
> I've just started trying gnome-terminal (instead of xterm) because of 
> its "tabbing" facility.  However, I note that with it backslashes appear 
> something like a W with a horizontal line through it.  Any known way to 
> get a backslash to appear as a backslash?
> To see what I mean, use gnome-terminal with
>  echo '\'
> in bash, ksh, etc.
> Regards,
> Chip Campbell

I have no idea how to cure it, but it sounds like  you may be set for a
Korean local,... a w with a horizontal line through it is a "Won" symbol
(Korean money).
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