You may wat to play with the Window -> Appearance and Window ->
Translation sections of the PuTTY connection configuration.
On Wed, 16 Feb 2005 [email protected]xx wrote:
> Date: Wed, 16 Feb 2005 15:45:11 +0200
> From: Pavel Tsekov <[email protected]>
> Cc: [email protected]
> You need to tell us more about the environment from which you are trying
> to start MC i.e. desktop environment if any, terminal emulator, operating
> The host running MC is Linux Debian. I connect to this host from a
> Windows2000 workstation via PuTTY. PuTTY handles the terminal
> emulation and sets TERM to xterm; up until this problem with MC I have
> not had any problem with it. Are there any other relevant environment
> variables that may bear on the MC display? Thanks!
> On Tue, 15 Feb 2005 [email protected] wrote:
> > Hello! I just installed MC off my $HOME directory. I've gotten it so
> > that running mc produces no error messages, but the display is screwed
> > up. Instead of the "graphical charset" to draw the vertical and
> > horizontal lines, and corners and tee's, I get a weird-looking letter
> > "a" all over the place.
> > Is there some configuration I can tweak to obtain the correct display?
> > Alternatively, is there some simple test I can perform to ensure that
> > my terminal can even *display* the correct characters? FWIW, TERM is
> > set to xterm.
> > Thanks!
> > kj
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