Re: Problem displaying linux console from Windows 2k

From: Tmio Makinen (notmyemail_at_server.com)
Date: 02/04/05


Date: Fri, 4 Feb 2005 05:13:20 -0500

what is windows ?

"Pepebuho" <p1e2p3e4b5u6h7o8@pananet.com> wrote in message
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> Hi
> I am a newbie and I installed a headless server next to my Windows 2K
> computer in order to learn better about Linux.
>
> My problem is as follows. Everytime that I login to the server and execute
> "man" to look up the manual pages, I get some garbage characters on the
> screen.
> I have tried accessing my server using the following methods:
>
> 1. Cygwin environment using SSH
> 2. telnet from cmd.exe
>
> If I do "man bash" from the Cygwin shell inside my Win2K system, I get the
> following after NAME:
>
> bash - GNU Bourne-Again SHell
>
> If I conect to my headless server using ssh from the cygwin environment, I
> get the following:
>
> bash ‚^' GNU Bourne‚??Again SHell
>
> If I do it by using telnet (the plain vanilla from windows2k) I get the
> following:
>
> bash ?Í∆ GNU Bourne?«…Again SHell
>
>
> And like those lines, there are several others with strange characters in
> between.
>
>
> I know that for some reason, ssh and telenet are not interpreting some
> escape sequence character. My question is the following.
>
> 1. How and Where can I find in Linux the format definition for the output,
> including what type of escape character they are using when somebody
> connects from outside the server. I am using redhat 8.0
>
> 2. what commands, if any do I have availabel under cygwin or ssh to
properly
> interpret such an input?
>
> 3. what commands if any do I have available under Windows2k telnet to
> properly interpret sush an input?
>
> thanks, I apreciate whatever help or pointers for info you might provide
me
> with.
>
> Javier
>
>
>