[elinks-users] 16 color term for PuTTY

Sumner Hancock sumner.hancock at gmail.com
Fri Oct 29 04:08:26 PDT 2004


the advice to set Terminal-Typoe String to xterm-color was what was needed.
Is there a way for me to add this to the elinks docs/howto?
thanks, Sumner


On Thu, 28 Oct 2004 08:59:23 -0400, Jason Gurtz <jason at tommyk.com> wrote:
> On 10/28/2004 05:50, Jonas Fonseca wrote:
> 
> > Where _template_ for most configurations simply are set to the value of the
> > TERM env variable (`env | grep TERM | sed 's/TERM=//'). Only a handful of
> > terminals are pre-configurated in elinks (linux, vt100, vt110, xterm,
> > xterm-color) so you probably need to enable colors for PuTTY terminals
> > yourself.
> 
> I use putty and there's a place in the connection configuration where you
> specify what the term is.  Mine is always set to xterm-color and works
> like a champ. :)
> 
> BTW, there was a recent security bug in putty so everyone should download
> the new 0.56 version!
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> ~Jason
> 
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