Manual pages (man pages) have ESC all through them when having used sudo.
Dan Cowsill wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 27, 2010 at 10:57 PM, ubiquitous1980 <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> If I have logged in through sudo such as $ sudo su, when I then use man
>> pages, they are covered in "ESC". This does not occur when using normal
>> user accounts or the root account through su. Wondering what is going
>> on. Thanks.
> Kind of curious about this myself. It has just been a minor annoyance
> to me for the last couple of years, but it seems to show up only when
> logged onto root.
Wondering if it is a bug??? Perhaps a USE flag...who knows as yet...