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How to enable UTF-8 support in bash?

Hello, How to enable UTF-8 support in bash? I am using "GNU bash, version 4.1.10(2)-release (i486-slackware-linux-gnu)" under Slackware Linux 13.37. Thanks!
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beer9

8/22/2022 - Mon
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beer9

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Hi wesly_chen, I tried doing what you mentioned but still I am not getting the desired output. Ideally it should print like this:
$ echo -e "\xE2\x98\xA0"
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wesly_chen

What kind of character do you expect from
echo -e "\xE2\x98\xA0" ?

Mine show a symbol like "skull".

Does you install the desired foreign language fonts on your system?
wesly_chen

From the picture you attached, it did show the UTF-8.
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Thank you! :-)