I'm SSHing into an arch-linux instance. The account in question uses the ZSH shell. When I type characters I get an inconsistent repetition of characters. It looks like this. As you can see, the command actually works, so it's not repeated on the host:

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It looks like a kind of local echo. Does anyone know why this might be happening and how it can be fixed?

  • If you don't ssh then no problem? other shells same problem? – rogerdpack Jul 29 '19 at 2:32
  • Outside of ssh, it is normal. Interestingly if I ssh and specify -t bash the repeated characters stop. I'm not sure how to interpret that. – fraxture Jul 29 '19 at 2:48
  • what if you use normal Terminal? – rogerdpack Jul 29 '19 at 3:11
  • If I use the normal terminal, the repetition also does not occur – fraxture Jul 29 '19 at 3:20
  • Possible duplicate of why do i need `-t` for `ssh host bash` but `ssh host` runs bash just fine. Lots of duplicates (but reading the manual page is the place to start). – Thomas Dickey Jul 29 '19 at 10:20

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