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Old 05-22-2008, 09:04 PM
"s. keeling"
 
Default strange chars in xterm

Francis Earl <francis.earl@gmail.com>:
>
> On Tuesday 20 May 2008 4:01:49 michael wrote:
> > If I run
> > xterm -e ssh xyz@hpc
> > or
> > gnome-terminal -x ssh mccssmb2@hpc
> > from my Debian box "rat", then I get some strange chars in the manual
> > pages on the 'hpc' machine, eg for `man bash` the pipe char "|" comes
> > out as an "a" with a hat (^) above it (see attached screenshot) but I
> > can't see why this is happening.
> >
> > If I, from a gnome-terminal just run
> > ssh mccssmb2@hpc
> > then all is fine. And if I login to hpc from any other box, or it seems
> > login to any other box from "rat" then the chars appear as normal, as
>
> What version of Debian is this? Why aren't you using UTF8?

?!? What does utf8 have to do with this? This isn't multilingual
translation. It's English to English.


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Old 05-22-2008, 09:23 PM
michael
 
Default strange chars in xterm

On Thu, 2008-05-22 at 23:04 +0200, s. keeling wrote:
> Francis Earl <francis.earl@gmail.com>:
> >
> > On Tuesday 20 May 2008 4:01:49 michael wrote:
> > > If I run
> > > xterm -e ssh xyz@hpc
> > > or
> > > gnome-terminal -x ssh mccssmb2@hpc
> > > from my Debian box "rat", then I get some strange chars in the manual
> > > pages on the 'hpc' machine, eg for `man bash` the pipe char "|" comes
> > > out as an "a" with a hat (^) above it (see attached screenshot) but I
> > > can't see why this is happening.
> > >
> > > If I, from a gnome-terminal just run
> > > ssh mccssmb2@hpc
> > > then all is fine. And if I login to hpc from any other box, or it seems
> > > login to any other box from "rat" then the chars appear as normal, as
> >
> > What version of Debian is this? Why aren't you using UTF8?
>
> ?!? What does utf8 have to do with this? This isn't multilingual
> translation. It's English to English.


I've no idea either... but it did work........ I'm still confused as to
why!

Thanks, Michael


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