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Re: X exits into unreadable screen

Paul Scott wrote:
Brian Stults wrote:


When I drop down to a console from X, or when I exit X altogether, the screen that comes up is unreadable. It is a black screen with lots of vertical white lines of varying width. When I type, it just produces more verticle white lines where the text should be.

Any suggestions?  Thanks.

Type reset and press Enter (ignore what it looks like) or use:

echo -e \\033c

There is more at:


I tried that, but it doesn't change anything.


Brian J. Stults
Department of Sociology
University of Florida
Box 117330
Gainesville, Florida 32611-7330
phone:  (352) 392-0265 x286
fax:    (352) 392-6568
e-mail: bstults@soc.ufl.edu

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