Chutney Man blackdalek at
Mon Aug 19 07:44:38 PDT 2002

Thanks much ;-)

James Drabb wrote:
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Chutney Man [mailto:blackdalek at] 
>>Sent: Monday, August 19, 2002 10:10 AM
>>To: blfs-support at
>>Subject: Gnome-Terminal
>>After compiling and debugging 70 or 80 packages and screaming alot, I 
>>managed to successfully install Gnome2 over the weekend. I just have a
>>basic problem now.. gnome-terminal is not recognized as a colour 
>>terminal by applications such as vim (so syntax high-lighting is kind
> of 
>>useless)... anyone know how to fix this? (ls colours work ok)
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> It is because of the TERM environment variable that gnome-term sets.
> I use xterm over gnome-term.  However, to fix it you can go into the
> settings for gnome-term and set the term name.  I would fire up
> xterm and then type: echo $TERM
> Use that output for the term type in gnome-term and then vim, etc
> will have your syntax highlighting.
> Jim Drabb

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