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Ubuntu weird characters in PuTTY

I recently switched from Mandrake 10 to Ubuntu 7.04, and I'm having a 
problem I didn't have before.  When I connect with PuTTY, and try to 
read e-mail using mutt, my screen gets all screwed up by messages with 
weird non-printing characters in the subject line or in the body.  I 
never used to get this with Mandrake, and I'm using the same PuTTY.  So 
I assume it's something about the terminal settings that Ubuntu uses for 
the PuTTY/SSH connection.

Anyone know what this might be, or how to fix it? For what it's worth, 
stty -a gives me this:

speed 38400 baud; rows 64; columns 80; line = 0;
intr = ^C; quit = ^\; erase = ^?; kill = ^U; eof = ^D; eol = <undef>;
eol2 = <undef>; swtch = <undef>; start = ^Q; stop = ^S; susp = ^Z; rprnt 
= ^R;
werase = ^W; lnext = ^V; flush = ^O; min = 1; time = 0;
-parenb -parodd cs8 -hupcl -cstopb cread -clocal -crtscts
-ignbrk brkint ignpar -parmrk -inpck -istrip -inlcr -igncr icrnl ixon -ixoff
-iuclc -ixany imaxbel -iutf8
opost -olcuc -ocrnl onlcr -onocr -onlret -ofill -ofdel nl0 cr0 tab0 bs0 
vt0 ff0
isig icanon iexten echo echoe echok -echonl -noflsh -xcase -tostop -echoprt
echoctl echoke


                            Peter Davis
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