finch + messed up "screen" using screen

Aleksander Kamenik aleksander at
Wed Nov 28 03:57:24 EST 2007

Luke Schierer wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 27, 2007 at 08:33:54PM -0400, Geoffrey Lane wrote:
>> I found in putty that using "poor man's line drawing" in window->translation
>> corrected the problem in putty. I'm hoping it's gonna be this easy in osx.
> Putty can do a UTF8 locale, with that set, and with a UTF8 locale on the
> remote system, you should not need the poor man's line drawing.  I've
> used finch inside screen that way.

Exactly. In the putty preferences in Window -> Translation set the 
charset in the dropdown menu to be UTF-8. Assuming server side is UTF-8 
too. To check this, do "echo $LANG" on the console, depending on the 
distro it _might_ tell you what your charset is.

Aleksander Kamenik
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