finch + messed up "screen" using screen

Luke Schierer lschiere at pidgin.im
Wed Nov 28 08:22:03 EST 2007


On Wed, Nov 28, 2007 at 10:57:24AM +0200, Aleksander Kamenik wrote:
> Luke Schierer wrote:
> > On Tue, Nov 27, 2007 at 08:33:54PM -0400, Geoffrey Lane wrote:
> >> I found in putty that using "poor man's line drawing" in window->translation
> >> corrected the problem in putty. I'm hoping it's gonna be this easy in osx.
> > 
> > Putty can do a UTF8 locale, with that set, and with a UTF8 locale on the
> > remote system, you should not need the poor man's line drawing.  I've
> > used finch inside screen that way.
> 
> Exactly. In the putty preferences in Window -> Translation set the 
> charset in the dropdown menu to be UTF-8. Assuming server side is UTF-8 
> too. To check this, do "echo $LANG" on the console, depending on the 
> distro it _might_ tell you what your charset is.

on any distro, running the command "locale" will display the pertinent
info.

luke



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