Introduction to Luit

Luit provides a filter for displaying and converting UTF-8 characters in text console windows.

Package Information

Luit Dependencies


Xorg Fonts

User Notes:

Installation of Luit



This package should only be built if you are installing Xorg-7.1. If you have installed or will be installing Xorg-6.9.0 or XFree86, it is provided by those packages and should not be installed here. Ensure that you have the XORG_CONFIG and XORG_PREFIX variables set as described in the Xorg-7.1 page.

Install luit with the following commands:

./configure $XORG_CONFIG &&

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now as the root user:

make install


Installed Program: luit
Installed Libraries: None
Installed Directories: None

Short Description


provides locale and ISO 2022 support for Unicode terminals.

Last updated on 2007-02-14 11:57:11 -0600