[IPython-user] strange characters for ?

Arnd Baecker arnd.baecker at web.de
Fri Feb 6 09:19:15 CST 2004


Hi Fernando,

On Fri, 6 Feb 2004 Fernando.Perez at colorado.edu wrote:
[...]
> sorry but I don´t have a solution off-hand.  I know I've battled on and off the
> problems which arise with the myriad combinations of terminal setttings and
> emulators out there.  I thought we had by now covered all the bases.

nothing beats a good horror movie near the end ;-)

> You can try to see what 'env | grep -i term' tells you when you log into the
> remote box.  It _may_ be that you are getting your TERM set to something funny.
>  It's a long shot, but it's the only thing I can think of right now.

`env | grep -i term` gives as output:
TERM=rxvt
COLORTERM=1

This looks reasonable to me.
Setting the TERM explicity to vt100 does not help ...

What else can I do to track this down ?

Best,

Arnd



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