Kevin Everets wrote:
> On a somewhat related note, does anyone know why, when using apt, that
> the line seems to wrap at 79 columns instead of 80? The progress
> indication looks fine until the current speed is calculated and
> displayed right-justified. This makes several lines come out and
> scrolls the screen when, under GNU/Linux and xterms (and family), it
> just updates a single line. Just a mild annoyance.
screen has some options to handle the last column. I personally never
had problems with the 80th columns, so this is a bit theoretical.