> I connect to our remote RedHat 8 server using putty (via ssh) and I
> get odd characters showing up in man pages eg:
> xinetd a the extended Internet services daemon
> Notice the a character. The putty settings are set to defaults. Does
> anyone know how to get around this?
This is down to the fact that RedHat have enabled UTF-8 characters. Check
out the TERM variable setting, and remove the ".UTF-8" from it. So.. for
me, my TERM (as set up by the installer) is "en_GB.UTF-8". Setting TERM to
en_GB solves the problem.
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