Re: SSH prompt: Need advise from Japan

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I see. Thanks Ross. That makes sense.

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On Aug 6, 2012 8:12 PM, "Ross Cavanagh" <ross.cav@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Mon, Aug 6, 2012 at 8:58 PM, Fajar Priyanto <fajarpri@xxxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
> > On Mon, Aug 6, 2012 at 7:54 PM, Ross Cavanagh <ross.cav@xxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
> > >
> > > 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.
> >
> > Hi Ross, thanks for your time. What I want to know is, during the
> > initial ssh login.
> > Will it display the dialogue fully in Japanese? e.g. fajar@'s
> > password: (will it be in Japanese?)
> >
> > As far as I'm aware, you would be seeing virtually everything in English
> as the directory structures are in English. Usually people's home
> directories are setup in English, I don't think I've ever come across a
> user login that does use Japanese actually (not sure if you can - otherwise
> your SSH connection you'd have to match you user name - eg. Ross would be
> my katakana name, ロス@ - don't even know it's possible). I've worked
> at one Japanese company as the only foreigner, and all others companies
> have been international ones - but everyone uses Roman characters for their
> logins and not kana or kanji.
> Same with passwords.
> Usually, on systems I've seen in Japan most of the time files and folders
> are creating using Roman characters for naming (most of the time). Within a
> document, of course it could be written 100% in Japanese. Some folders and
> files can be in Japanese, so it can be hard to navigate through some
> directories if you don't have any IME tools for Japanese input. Lots of tab
> autocomplete and copy and pasting at times - but that's usually within a
> home directory for a user for example.
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