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Old 05-15-2003, 01:27 PM   #1
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Question keyboard/language problems - redhat 8.0

I seem to have a problem with the '-' character as it is being replaced by
'' .

/etc/sysconfig/keyboard :


seems to be correctly set to uk. I don't know where else to go and look for
this mysterious behaviour...

anyone able to shed some light?

Old 05-15-2003, 07:14 PM   #2
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All that I can think of is that something is wrong with your


Doublay-vay check that to see if it's incorrectly set.

Old 05-30-2003, 12:38 AM   #3
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more detail...

The problem only happens in these circumstances:

when I login through putty, and only when I'm looking at the man pages.

Otherwise '-' sign is fine.


root tty3 - 17May03 12days 0.03s 0.03s -bash
root pts/0 taurex 5:30am 17:18 0.04s 0.04s -bash
root pts/1 taurex 6:36am 0.00s 0.04s 0.00s w

but all the man pages look like this:

man(1) man(1)

man format and display the online manual pages
manpath determine users search path for man pages

man [acdfFhkKtwW] [path] [m system] [p string] [C config_file]
[M pathlist] [P pager] [S section_list] [section] name ...

very puzzled


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