Re: Possible virus??? I have gibberish all over the screen. My keystrokes contain gibberish and what is returned after my commands is also gibberish
From: Chris Cox (ccox_nopenotthis_at_airmail.net)
Date: Wed, 23 Mar 2005 18:16:13 -0600
Bill Marcum wrote:
> On Tue, 22 Mar 2005 19:45:21 GMT, Tauno Voipio
> <firstname.lastname@example.org.NOSPAM.invalid> wrote:
>>Break the gibberish output with a control-C.
>> stty sane
> When you cat a binary file, the file may contain escape sequences that
> cause the terminal to display graphics instead of lower case letters.
> "stty sane" won't fix that, but "tput reset" or sometimes just "reset"
might have to
You won't be able to read what you are typing, but that should
get things looking normal if you type that in exactly.