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Subject: Re: After quitting, terminal jumbles up
From: Tony E. Bennett <tony.e.bennett@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 30 Jan 2009 11:19:10 -0500

Loui Chang <> writes:

> On Thu, Jan 29, 2009 at 09:09:52PM -0800, Oliver Zheng wrote:
>> I recently installed Offlineimap on my system (Arch Linux). After
>> syncing and quitting, the terminal (xterm) gets all weird. Anything
>> typed in is not displayed. The prompt is not line broken (it becomes
>> ~: ~: ~:, etc). The UI I'm using is Curses.Blinkenlights. this does
>> not happen with other UIs.
>> What's the problem? Is there a fix?
> You can fix the terminal by typing 'reset'.
> Though that doesn't solve the underlying problem...
> I have no idea about that one.

'reset' might be a bit more than you want on some systems :-)

I'd try

    $ stty sane<CTRL-j>

Terminate the cmd with a ctr-j instead of ENTER.


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