From: Nicholas Heer <heer@...>
Subject: Mlterm and Ubuntu 11.10
Date: Sat, 15 Oct 2011 21:39:30 -0700 (PDT)
> I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 11.04 to Ubuntu 11.10 and now
> mlterm does not seem to work with editors such as nano and joe. It simply
> crashes when certain control characters are used. It does seem to work,
> however, with lynx and alpine and less. It crashes even when I log on to
> a remote computer in an mlterm and then try to use nano or pico. I never
> had any problems with it before I upgraded to Ubuntu 11.04. I'm using
> version 3.0.6 of mlterm. I notice that the latest version is 3.0.8.
> Would that work with Ubuntu 11.10? Is there a Debian package that I could
> install on Ubuntu? Or are you planning on making a package for Ubuntu
> that I could then install? Mlterm is my favorite terminal. I don't want
> to give it up!
I'm sorry but mterm-3.0.6 has a "double free" problem which was fixed
Please see following Debian BTS in detail.
For the time being, how about carrying out downgrade to mlterm-3.0.5 ?
Mlterm-3.0.8 package of debian sid seems avaialble at
though I don't test it on Ubuntu 11.10.