terminfo-entry and $TERM

Gerard Beekmans gerard at linuxfromscratch.org
Mon Mar 12 06:10:49 PST 2001

On March 11, 2001 06:06 pm, Benjamin Traube wrote:
> Hello !
> i have a problem, to set $TERM by virtuell terminals like 'screen' and
> 'xterm' when i start 'screen' or a 'xterm' the $TERM is not set to screen
> or xterm, only linux like the default. i havent worked with tic, tput, tset
> and infocmp many, and i dont want to set an
> alias for 'screen' or 'xterm' with setting of the $TERM-variable.
> how can i set it ?
> i think, in the HOWTO this can given, because many peaople dont know this

xterm should set TERM=xterm by itself. Which XFree86 version are you running?

Gerard Beekmans

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