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#1 Rick Young

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Posted 17 August 2018 - 09:18 PM

Has anyone attempted and succeeded using PuTTY instead of "DOS" (windows cmd) telnet.exe to connect to a Linux server?

 

Here's the why I'm trying...

 

If a Linux user has a French language ($LANG = fr_CA.utf-8) and/or there are French characters being displayed by a Linux script, these character are not readable via DOS telnet.

 

They're perfectly fine if I ssh or telnet using PuTTY.

 

The only way that I could get a PuTTY terminal window at all, was by adding the following in the General/Connection/Advanced Parameters/Parameters field: -load "[my saved session]" -P 23 -telnet

 

This gives me a login prompt in a PuTTY window; allows me to login fine and see correctly displayed French characters (whether my Linux user is set to fr_CA.utf-8 or en_CA.utf-8); but when I execute the script to run ProIV, and choose the GUICLR option - it displays (poorly) to the PuTTY window, instead of returning control to MFC client like the telnet window does.

 

Hope this makes sense(?)

 

Thanks in advance

Rick





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