Bug 89342 - Don't shows the correct characters when working with telnet
Don't shows the correct characters when working with telnet
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: gnome-terminal (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Havoc Pennington
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Reported: 2003-04-22 13:49 EDT by Felix Valle
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:53 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-04-22 14:24:25 EDT
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Description Felix Valle 2003-04-22 13:49:59 EDT
Description of problem:
In a system with spanish default language (es), when working via telnet against
other unix system (HP-UX 11), the special spanish characters á é í ó ú and ñ
appear in the terminal as "?". When typing these characters, they appear as "C!"

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Steps to Reproduce:
1.telnet <HP-UX>
3.Pick á é í ó ú
Actual results:
C! C! C! C!

Expected results:
á é í ó ú

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Comment 1 Havoc Pennington 2003-04-22 14:24:25 EDT
Go to the Terminal->Character Coding menu and change your encoding 
to match the remote system. Neither telnet nor ssh support doing 
this automatically, you would need to get IETF to extend those 
protocols to make it just work.

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