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Re: change terminal type while using 'screen'




I like Eterm, the transparency is kinda cool.  Also, try a
$TERM=color_xterm.  Works very well.

Thus spake Matthew Weier O'Phinney (matthew@weierophinney.net):

> -- Sandip P Deshmukh <deshmukh@escortsmumbai.com> wrote
> (on Tuesday, 17 December 2002, 12:09 PM +0530):
> > On Mon, Dec 16, 2002 at 11:25:52PM -0700, Bob Proulx wrote:
> > > Sandip P Deshmukh <deshmukh@escortsmumbai.com> [2002-12-17 10:42:31 +0530]:
> > > > On Mon, Dec 16, 2002 at 09:50:15AM -0700, Bob Proulx wrote:
> > > > >   screen -T $TERM
> > > > 
> > > > well, i did this. now when i start screen and do echo $TERM, it does say
> > > > linux. however, there seems to be some error as some applications like
> > > > centericq and mutt do not look the same!
> > > 
> > > The 'screen' program is doing yet another terminal emulation step.
> > > Therefore it may not match the underlying terminal capabilities
> > > exactly especially in the areas of color emulation.
> > 
> > oh - i do not know if all this offers any advantage. if it does not, i
> > wish they had left it untouched.
> It's been too long since you started the thread for me to remember what
> term you're using. Is it xterm? I know that xterm has some issues of its
> own.
> 
> You might want to give aterm a try. It's an rxvt-like x-terminal, has a
> smaller footprint than xterm, and, in my use, displays colors just fine
> in screen.
> 
> -- 
> Matthew Weier O'Phinney
> matthew@weierophinney.net
> 
> 
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