Shell not working properly in emacs on ubuntu

rj rihaz.jerrin at
Sun Apr 12 14:47:32 UTC 2009

Brian McKee wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 12, 2009 at 6:24 AM, rj <rihaz.jerrin at 
> <mailto:rihaz.jerrin at>> wrote:
> > When i run shell on emacs it's showing some  inappropriate    characters
> While I know almost nothing about emacs, does the extra junk disappear 
> if you use ls -f ?
> If so, then either emacs can't interpret the colour information 
> correctly, or isn't set up to do so.  Perhaps someone else or an 
> emacs-user list?  There must be at least a couple emacs users left  ;-) 
>  Brian
It  works fine with ls  -f.
I am not sure if there is anything specific on Ubuntu.
It works well on  other distributions.

Thank you

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