'xterm': unknown terminal type.

Heiko Himmler HHimmler at gmx.de
Wed Aug 25 10:16:32 PDT 2004

On Wed, 25 Aug 2004 09:55:42 -0700 (PDT) Chuck Teal <silverback011 at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Yes, I am building inside KDE.  I did try switching to
> a virtual terminal to accomplish the same thing.  With
> that I also got an error message saying it did not
> recognize the  terminal type linux.  I don't have the
> exact output because I am at work currently.

Is the terminfo database installed correctly? Check for the file
/usr/share/terminfo/x/xterm (or /usr/share/terminfo/l/linux when using
the console). IIRC the terminfo database is installed with ncurses.


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