[lug] Curses mode screens gone FUBAR

Bill Thoen bthoen at gisnet.com
Sat Jul 10 12:44:26 MDT 2004

On Sat, 10 Jul 2004, Hugh Brown wrote:

> On Sat, 2004-07-10 at 13:49, Bill Thoen wrote:
> > I have a text-based system running RH 9.0 and when I tried to run 
> > netconfig the curses mode screen came up in a nearly unreadable and 
> > un-navigable state. I could see most of the dialogs, but there were many 
> I believe this is a problem with the system font.  The release notes for
> redhat 9 said that the switch to utf-8 and the new system font made a
> number of man pages go weird.
> Since I don't need foreign language support, I changed the
> /etc/sysconfig/i18n file to have the following contents:
> LANG="en_US"
> SUPPORTED="en_US:en"
> SYSFONT="lat0-sun16"
> and then rebooted so that the changes would take affect.

Perfect! That fixed it. Fixes the man pages too. Thanks!

- Bill

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