[CentOS] Irritant

Fri May 9 10:29:36 UTC 2008
Dag Wieers <dag at centos.org>

On Wed, 7 May 2008, Sam Drinkard wrote:

> Gregory P. Ennis wrote:
>> On Wed, 2008-05-07 at 14:28 -04f \00, Sam Drinkard wrote:
>>>     I've got a nagging irritant with either putty or the man pages, or 
>>> perhaps my setup.  If I use putty to log into my server and request any 
>>> man page, it returns the page, but really important stuff like keywords 
>>> are blank.  Is this perhaps caused by the wrong terminal setting in putty 
>>> or is there something with Centos man pages that cause this to happen?
>> Are you using putty from a microsoft desktop or a linux desktop?  If you
>> are using a linux desktop try using konsole or terminal for the
>> connection and see if you get the same symptoms.
> Looks like I shot myself in the foot after all.  I just checked the bold 
> foreground color, and sure enough, it was the same as the background color. 
> Changed that to red, and it works as advertized now.  Sorry for the 
> unnecessary postings.  Should have checked there first !

You may be interested in a blog post of mine:

     Improving Putty settings on Windows

If you have other best-practices, add a comment :)

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