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I've sshed into Server A and Server B from Windows Vista. I've sshed into Server A and Server B from Windows XP.

In all 4 cases, when I edit a file with nano, the first line does not show up in nano and if I save the file, the first line is not saved (often losing important data!)

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Use od -c on the first 100 or so bytes to find out. –  Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams Jun 22 '11 at 15:23
    
What program are you using to ssh from Windows? –  uSlackr Jun 22 '11 at 16:16
    
Is there something special about the files you're editing, or is this reproducible with all files? –  blahdiblah Jun 22 '11 at 16:35
    
What version of nano is this? (nano -V) –  blahdiblah Jun 22 '11 at 16:36
    
@blahdiblah it's happened with at least 2 files –  Matt Jun 28 '11 at 3:40

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