Top do not work

Michael Brömer mib at
Sat Aug 3 04:21:01 PDT 2002

Am Samstag, 3. August 2002 12:32 schrieben Sie:

> no matter is it in Konsole,xterm or in the virtual terminal,I get nothing
> but clear screen and I can't see what I am printing anymore-screen output
> is not work well(do not know how to tell in English,sorry) Then I use "-b"
> option to use top in batch mode,it give me this:
> [maloUMA at CHerNoGLoT maloUMA]$ top -b
> bad data in /proc/uptime
> bad data in /proc/loadavg

This usually happens when $LANG is set in your environment. 
To work around this you can put something like
:> alias top='LANG="" top'
in one of your configuration files for bash, like
/etc/profile or ~/.bashrc

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