MC over SSH from Mac OSX [was: Re: Mc Digest, Vol 13, Issue 14]

Hello Ben,

Firstly, please use a descriptive subject line instead of replying to
your digest. Secondly, please have your mail user agent insert a
linefeed every 72 or so characters.

On Sat, 2005-05-28 at 22:35, Ben wrote:
The problem with SSH via the Mac's terminal to the server is that
the character set and keystrokes are all screwed up. I don't know
why; I know that the terminfo databases and suchlike are what deal
with this issue, but I don't understand them at all.

There also is the character set issue. Please consider the environment
variables LANG and TERM on both the local and the remote system.

 Or am I doomed to the following slow and step-heavy process:

You are doomed to go RTFM. for starters.

If you can't figure out how to set your environment variables correctly
please be so kind to at least provide that information here.


mount -t life -o ro /dev/dna /genetic/research

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