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Re: Terminal issues in fresh install

On Mon, Dec 31, 2007 at 06:23:52PM -0600, Dave Sherohman <dave@sherohman.org> was heard to say:
> Is it significant that the old machine was using the basic en_US locale
> or that I've been accessing both of them via ssh from a workstation with
> its locale set to C?

  I'd guess that the locale of the workstation is relevant here.  Your
terminal is going to be running in your locale (you didn't mention if
was the system console or an X terminal, but I assume an X terminal),
and so it won't know how to deal with UTF-8 sequences output by the
commands you're running remotely.

  Probably your best bet is to either enable UTF-8 locally or disable it


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