Re: Fixing the stuffed up terminal
"Triggs; Ian" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I have noticed that if I accidently 'more' or 'cat' or whatever a binary
> file and the terminal displays unreadable characters, the best thing to do
> is to 'more' the file again, keep pressing space until the more prompt
> which says the percentage at the bottom changes back to readable
> characters and then press 'q' to quit back to the bash prompt. Usually
> you will only have to press space once or twice and your terminal is fine.
> This is the best solution I have figured out and it has worked like a
> charm for me.
I think my solution is even simpler. I added a '^O' to the beginning
of my prompt, so the prompt automatically corrects this type of
problem. There are other types of problems, but this is one less to
Carl Johnson email@example.com