Russification and transliteration.
- Paul Gorodyansky provides his advices:
Cyrillic for MS Windows Netscape.
USA mirror, and RELCOM-based page in
Advices are available in Russian for everybody, even for those users who
did not yet russify their browser.
Sergei Naumov's instructions. He explains why you have to install
new fonts to read Russian texts and how to do this. A lot of useful
information for all types of computers.
This WWW site constructed by Vadim Maslov contains
cyrillic fonts and keyboard drivers for different platforms.
- Andrey A. Chernov has a nice collection of materials how to set up
different software for
KOI8-R encoding, including Windows 95, DOS, Windows, Mac and Unix.
In particular, you will find here advices how to russify
X-Windows. Contact e-mail: email@example.com
Russification of Mac/Apple. This is extremely
helpful site for those who are using Macs/Apples
rather than PC and other computers. It has
detailed advice for configuring a wide variety of programs,
and links to both KOI-8 and Apple Cyrillic fonts.
- Are you working in X11 environment ?
If you encountered problems when you tried to install cyrillic fonts
or tuned your software, the best place to start is
for the X Window System. Copyright ©1996 Marat Boshernitsan.
His carefully constructed detailed guide provides all necessary
information. Contact e-mail: MBoshernitsan@lbl.gov
Transliteration. Jan Labanovski
presents his complete collection of
which allow to convert any known encoding to others.
- Jan Labanovski's
- I used initially these
cyrillic fonts (ZIP archive
of fonts in *.bdf format) to view Russian texts in
KOI-8 encoding on SUN machine.
If you work with
SOLARIS (as I do), you may
*.pcf fonts. You can convert
*.pcf fonts using program
(font converter from Bitmap Distribution Format to Portable
Compiled Format); read first manual pages.
- I used long time ago this
keyboard mapping file to type Russian texts in
KOI-8 encoding on SUN SPARC running Solaris2.3.
Now, I am working with Solaris2.4 and using this
file. I inserted the line
xmodmap $HOME/.keymap in
.openwin-init file; to switch to/from Russian keyboard
I just press
CapsLock key once.
- "Friends and Partners" server provides different
Cyrillic fonts and explains how to install them on any computer.
If you like, you can listen on-line the
pronunciation of the Russian alphabet
Fonts from Moscow State University .
Cyrillics from FREEnet: notes and advices by E.Mironov(English version)
from the ftp.free.net
CONVERT is free, fast, customizable program that can easily port plain
text files between all major Cyrillic encoding systems, including, but not
limited to KOI-8, KOI-7, Alternative for MS-DOS, CP1251, CYRTTF,
TransCyrillic, Cyrillic. Convert 3.0U can also transliterate Cyrillic text
to it's English transliteration and back. Contact person:
Konstantin Gredeskoul (email: firstname.lastname@example.org )
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