This happens because (a) Kermit 95 uses SSH compression by default, and (b) new SSH server releases have changed their compression method.Client Workaround: tell Kermit 95 to "set ssh compression off" and/or uncheck the "Data Compression" box on the SSH page of the Dialer entry for any host where this happens.It is highly customizable and fully automatable using its built-in cross-platform transport-independent scripting language.Although Kermit 95 comes with a graphical Dialer for setting up connections, it's really a lot easier to set them up with Good Old Notepad, creating text files on your desktop with names that end in SET SSH COMPRESSION OFF # SSH compression changed after K95 2.1.3 release SET TERMINAL TYPE VT220 # Default of VT320 is not recognized by newer hosts SET TERM AUTODOWNLOAD ON # Allow autodownload but suppress popup dialog SET TERM CHARACTER-SET CP1252 # Adapt to "modern usage" of ISO 8859-1 SET TERM FONT COURIER_NEW 13 # Pick a reasonable font and size SET TERM HEIGHT 55 # Have big monitor - allow 55 lines on screen SSH CUNIX /USER:fdc # Make SSH connection specifying the username ) with all the desired font, character-set, terminal emulation, and other customizations.
DAT will now be listed under Packages in the Master Repository list on the Master Repository page. Run a Repository Replication task to distribute the Extra.This can happen if K95 is in the background, or indeed, even when it is in the foreground but displaying a dialog box (e.g. A quick workaround is to maximize the K95 window, which forces K95 to adjust the font size to the screen size and resolution.The real solution is to set the monitor to a higher resolution (if possible) in the Display section of the Windows Control Panel, or else to use a smaller font size and/or smaller screen dimensions (rows and/or columns); if you are using the Dialer to set up the connection, you can configure the screen dimensions on the entry's Terminal page, and the font and font-size on the GUI page.The very first time you start Kermit 95 (the GUI version, K95G. Windows apparently picks a font height and width at random. You can fix the font aspect ratio by dragging an edge or corner of the screen until it looks right.You can also pick a different font and point size in the Toolbar.