ls -l | less shows "escape" chars
Thu Jul 1 13:06:00 GMT 2004
Clemson, Chris wrote, On 7/1/2004 8:50 AM:
>>When I do "ls -l | less" a typical line looks like this with "ESC" in
>>reverse video and other weird chars. What causes this? Can it
>>-rwx------+ 1 Administ ???????? 1392640 Jul 1 08:31
> that looks suspiciously like ANSI (colour) escape codes.
> is your terminal setting correct?
$ echo $TERM
$ env | grep -i term
$ env | grep -i less
What are the "correct" setting and how do you set them?
Also, my less man page is totally messed up. All other man pages seem to
Lit up like Levy's
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