Re: mrxvt doesn't display ncurses applications correctly
Paulo Marcel Coelho Aragao(firstname.lastname@example.org) is reported to have said:
> I decided to switch from xfce4-terminal to mrxvt but I can't get it to display
> properly ncurses-based applications, such as mutt or aptitude. The problems
> 1. Line-drawing characters, such as the ones mutt uses in threads, or aptitude
> to draw boxes, are displayed as boxes and other ugly-looking glyphs.
> 2. The cursor disappears when mutt or aptitude are running.
> Googling on 'mrxvt ncurses' didn't hit anything relevant. I read through all
> the documentation and noticed a reference in the changelog to ACS_ASCII
> capability, but the man page lists mrxvt.acsChars as a configuration option
> and doesn't include its valid values. I didn't find anything vaguely relevant
> to the cursor problem. Somehow I suspect that this is related to TERM, but I
> couldn't find anything related to this in the documentation either.
> Here's my ~/.mrxvtrc:
> mrxvt.xft: true
> mrxvt.xftAntialias: true
> mrxvt.xftNomFont: true
> mrxvt.xftFont: Bitstream Vera Sans Mono
> mrxvt.xftSize: 9
> mrxvt.scrollBar: false
Just tried mutt in mrxvt and it works fine here.
I did not set up an .mrxvtrc file though...
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