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Old 05-25-2003, 06:26 AM   #1
|cJ|
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strange corrupt text !!PLZ HELP!!


Hi i litrally spent the whole of yesterday sorting out a problem i had and then at 5am i did it which was great... so i go to close down pc and sleep i type

Code:
su
and instead of

Code:
password:
this comes up

Code:
Has|o:
everything is working as normal but im getting seemingly random corrupt words like this else where to

note: this problem is specific to the console inside X everything is 100% normal

what is going on here anyone have a clue?

Last edited by |cJ|; 05-25-2003 at 07:09 AM.
 
Old 05-25-2003, 10:38 AM   #2
dorian33
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"Has|o:" is polish equivalent of 'password' (but shown with improper character set).
To remove it check the LC_* and LANG environment variables. The defaults are LC_* =en_EN but yours are probably pl_PL.
 
  


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