This is a series of musings on Cygwin customizations.
With the release of Cygwin-1.7, many must have come across
xterm, UTF-8, & U+2010 "hyphen"
pages with strange or missing characters.
For example, while
xterm supports UTF-8, hyphens appear as
boxes with Lucida Console.
â^’ is sprinkled liberally
Since the problem with Lucida Console and many other Windows fonts is
caused by the missing glyph at U+2010, you can overcome it by using
the Consolas font, a fixed pitch font for tty usage.
For example, your
.Xdefaults may contain the following for nice
Last updated on 5 Feb 2010