$LANG is wrong when telnetted and su'd - RH 8.0
Posted on 2003-02-25
If I telnet into my server, I get garbage for certain characters ', -, |, and others unless I put
in my .bash_profile.
However, if I
the problem reappears, even if I do the same in root's .bash_profile. $LANG stays at en_US.UTF-8 no matter what I do. So man and anything that uses curses are almost useless when I'm root, unless I hike over to the console.