Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 140698
iptraf looks terrible on linux console
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:55 EST
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Description of problem:
iptraf in FC3 looks terrible when run on the linux console. Something
seems to be broken here either in ncurses, locale or UTF-8. Everything
is fine in a gnome-terminal.
Here are my locale settings:
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. use a german system locale
2. run iptraf on the linux console
This still seems to be an issue in FC4.
It happens both on the console (text) and over ssh with putty (in utf8 mode)
I does however work fine in screen on both
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iptraf-2.7.0-15.FC4.1 has been pushed for FC4, which should resolve this issue. If these problems are still present in this version, then please make note of it in this bug report.
This appears to still be an issue (or at least it looks exactly the same as it
Running in putty, both with sudo and as root directly:
I have attached a screen shot
Created attachment 124012 [details]
IPTraf screen shot "broken"
This is a bit different problem and I think it is putty's fault, for example
centericq in putty has the same broken frames.