Jumbled Screen?

Jude DaShiell jdashiel at shellworld.net
Fri Feb 24 07:52:39 UTC 2012

Two possible suggestions.   Hit control-o to straighten out a screen 
usually done after opening a binary file with less.  Other possibility 
if you can get on an orca level is to run xrefresh command.

On Thu, 23 Feb 2012, Hart Larry wrote:

> Well, now for nearly 1week all 23 of my consoles have a continuing jumble,
> with text hanging around from days ago, even when new lines should have
> replaced them.  I can temporarily clear this up with control+c.  This has
> become a factoor no matter what program, whether Lynx, pine, get_flash_videos.
> Earlier it felt like when I was in Lynx, my problem left.
> This is Debian 2.6.32 because Speakup will not work with my DecTalk U S B on a
> later kernel.
> I tried running reset  but that didn't help, also, switching to single user
> mode-and-back again, incase there were stuck programs.
> Recently I have had trouble when running mplayer2 with something called
> "ggtic"
> Some1 suggested maybe my fonts were messed up, he had me run setupcon -vf
> but that didn't seem  to be a right switch.
> Can any1 please suggest something else I can try, as obviously I cannot always
> accurately review a screen, but generally telnetted in to shellworld, I can at
> least read mail.
> Thanks so much in advance
> Hart
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