Terminal issues

Gerard Beekmans gerard at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue Jan 16 13:42:27 PST 2001


On January 12, 2001 11:59 pm, Simon Perreault wrote:
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> I was playing with the TERM variable, trying to find the perfect value for
> an xterm.
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> When I set it to xterm, everything is fine except vim doesn't show colors,
> it uses underlines and bold.
>
> When I set it to linux, everything is fine except the home and end keys
> don't work.
>
> When I set it to kterm, everything is fine except the users aren't shown in
> the w command.
>
> Got some ideas?

try xterm-color

I 'fixed' it with:

cd /usr/share/terminfo/x
mv xterm xterm.orig
ln -s xterm-color xterm

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