[nycbug-talk] telnet/lynx/elinks

Michael Hernandez mhernandez at techally.com
Tue Oct 16 13:41:27 EDT 2007

On Oct 16, 2007, at 1:27 PM, Tim Smith wrote:

> Anyone know why when I telnet into a shell, (sdf, suffolknet), the web
> browsers are garbled, all *'s & displaced text?
> Tim

I'd say it depends on the charset of the terminal you're using and  
the charset of the remote shell?

Are you using putty? telnet from xterm? gnome-terminal, etc etc?

For example I ssh to sdf via my OS X Terminal.app (term type rxvt and  
charset ascii) and use lynx and it works just fine.

--Mike H

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