Extreme OT - Thunderbird display problem.

Glenn Steen glenn.steen at gmail.com
Tue Feb 12 18:09:45 GMT 2008

On 12/02/2008, Steve Campbell <campbell at cnpapers.com> wrote:
> This is real OT, so I am accepting any spears thrown my way.
> I don't know where the problem really is - Sendmail, Thunderbird, or
> just what, so I ask here hoping others have run into this problem. It is
> definitely not a MailScanner problem. Google hasn't helped me, nor has
> the Thunderbird site.
> I use rkhunter to report the status of my systems every day by email.
> The output of the reports sometimes uses the older console control
> characters for formatting. This does not display very well on my email
> reports, as tabs show up as "[1;32m"
> Anyone know a fix for this either in SendMail, Thunderbird or any other
> place? I use Linux Sendmail servers and a PC with Thunderbird as a mail
> reader. Hopefully an add-on or something?
> Thanks,
> Steve Campbell
The escape sequences are for colorisation of the outpu, try the
--nocolor option for your cronjob;-).

-- Glenn
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