Garbage chacters in screen

Luke Schierer lschiere at pidgin.im
Tue Jan 29 10:54:17 EST 2008


On Tue, Jan 29, 2008 at 02:18:43AM -0600, Neil Aggarwal wrote:
> Hello:
> 
> I am using finch to run irc in a shell window on
> my Linux box.  It is running CentOS 5.
> 
> Without using screen, everything runs fine.
> 
> But, under screen, the borders are garbage characters.
> 
> I tried:
> 	set TERM=screen
> 	set TERM=screen.linux
> 
> Any ideas how to fix that?
> 
> Thanks,
> 	Neil

1)start screen with the -U flag

2)make sure you are in a utf8 locale, such as en_US.UTF-8 or es_UY.UTF-8

luke



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