Alt key seems not work in xterm. Alt is important for Emacs. How to make Alt key work in xterm? Put this in your ~/.Xresources file: XTerm*eightBitInput: false XTerm*eightBitOutput: true Remember to make it take effect after you change the ~/.Xresource without restarting the X server by xrdb -merge ~/.Xresources Answered by Eric Z Ma.
How to make xterm display Chinese characters? It just displays some small rectangles for Chinese characters. First, the settings for some old X programs like xterm is in ~/.Xresources. And it takes effect after the X server restarts, or you can manually load the settings by xrdb -merge ~/.Xresources Second, the Chinese or similar fonts […]