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Fix borked character coding in a tty.

Terminal - Fix borked character coding in a tty.
LC_ALL=C man -c man
2010-01-07 00:59:09
User: bhepple
Functions: man
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Fix borked character coding in a tty.

Often you find some tty programs are messed up and confused about character encoding - 'man' is a common problem and sometimes displays weird characters for apostrophes, hyphens etc etc. Another class of programs that suffer from this are those that try to use the line drawing characters - eg RedHat's tty system admin functions such as system-config-firewall-tui system-config-network-tui etc.

Adding 'LC_ALL=C' fixes most of these problems (as long as you want English! Perhaps speakers of other languages can add a comment here).

For bonus points, I've added the '-c' option to the man command so that it ignores it's cache and re-computes the man page using the C locale.

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