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How to make unicode characters visible in Emacs?

How to make unicode characters visible in Emacs?

When I open a file with some UTF-8 text in it the characters show up as boxes.

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bert [Entry]

Try and set DejaVu Sans Mono as the font. That's a font for Unicode that is normally installed by default on any Linux distribution.
bert [Entry]

"Unicode (name or hex):

stackoverflow.com/questions/1145889/emacs-xterm-mousepad-c-unicode-and-utf-8-trying-to-make-sense-of-it-all"