[CentOS] SSH prompt: Need advise from Japan

Mon Aug 6 11:55:49 UTC 2012
Ross Cavanagh <ross.cav at gmail.com>

On Mon, Aug 6, 2012 at 8:54 PM, Ross Cavanagh <ross.cav at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Aug 6, 2012 at 12:25 PM, Scott Robbins <scottro at nyc.rr.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, Aug 06, 2012 at 11:10:40AM +0800, Fajar Priyanto wrote:
>> > Hi all,
>> > I hope there is someone in Japan.
>> > If we install Centos in Japanese, and then I ssh to it from an English
>> > client. Will the SSH prompt be in Japanese?
>> My guess--it's a bit late to test it tonight---is that as long as your
>> terminal can handle Japanese you should be alright.
>> That is, it's probably easiest to, while running X, use a terminal
>> emulated, e.g., uxterm or urxvt (rxvt-unicode), and check the LC_CTYPE.
>>  Generally, something like
>> LC_CTYPE=en_US-UTF-8 will be able to read Japanes, but it will probably
>> also depend upon the LC_CTYPE settings on the remote machine.
>> As English is my first language, I've never quite had to do it that way,
>> but at times, have had to remotely read emails in mutt using Japanese.
> You're prompt will reference whatever the hostname is doesn't it? I'm
> located in Tokyo, I haven't setup any servers with Japanese hostnames
> actually, but on occasion some filenames are written in Japanese. What is
> it you wanted to see exactly? It also depends on the keyboard setup you
> have set to the default. Most people in Japan set the keyboard to a US
> style - where they enter romaji, and don't usually enter the kana from the
> different keyboard layout. So, you type the roman characters ra for example
> to make ら, but there is a Japanese keyboard layout where you can type the ら
> character directly - but I never really see that used.
> So, as far as I know, you'll be using whatever input methods you actually
> have on your local system where you're ssh'ing from. So, if you needed to
> write Japanese input you'd need some local IME on your particular system.

and sorry for my bad grammar, too much time in Japan ;-)

your prompt, you are not a prompt.