Originally posted by ericcarlson
After recently upgrading RH7.3 to RH8.0 I have noticed an annoying problem. At the console, the command prompt has garbage chars and other apps which use screen control chars (especially midnight commander) look crap too, like the terminal doesn't know its capabilities anymore. The odd thing is if I SSH in with Putty using the same account the screens are fine. Anyone seen this before please?
Used to be (and still is when logged in remotely) just
If it is set to utf8 of some variety that will, I think, be the problem. Try changing it to en_US or C and see if you like that better.