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From: pk <peterk2@××××××××.se>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] Manual pages (man pages) have ESC all through them when having used sudo.
Date: Sun, 28 Feb 2010 10:31:58
Message-Id: 4B8A45D3.2040808@coolmail.se
In Reply to: [gentoo-user] Manual pages (man pages) have ESC all through them when having used sudo. by ubiquitous1980
ubiquitous1980 wrote:
> If I have logged in through sudo such as $ sudo su, when I then use man > pages, they are covered in "ESC". This does not occur when using normal > user accounts or the root account through su. Wondering what is going > on. Thanks.
Q: Have you tried "... su -" (the dash is important since it will read the environment for root login otherwise the environment will be the same as for current user). http://lists.debian.org/debian-security/2006/07/msg00059.html Best regards Peter K

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