Re: Garbage on terminal lines driving me nuts!
This problem is not restricted to Debian. My slackware does this too..
My fix: type 'echo ctrl-v esc-c' at a shell prompt. Type carefully as you
can't usually read what you are typing!
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On Wed, 7 Feb 1996, Mark Shuttleworth wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've noticed this with Slackware too, so it's probably not
> a Debian problem.
> If ever I scroll binary data across a virtual terminal the
> character set gets completely stuffed - the only things which
> come out all right are CAPS and digits - lower case letters
> are replaced with the worst gobbledegook...
> Nothing seems to fix this other than a reboot - and I really don't
> like taking the server down for something so arbitrary.
> *Please* tell me this is a known and easily cured problem ;-)