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Re: What $TERM should be used with Debian's xterm?

On 2006-12-18 14:23:04 +0100, Matus UHLAR - fantomas wrote:
> On 18.12.06 13:06, Vincent Lefevre wrote:
> > I wonder what $TERM should be used with Debian's xterm. The default
> > value is "xterm", but this may lead to clashes with other xterm
> > implementations (e.g. Solaris) and "tput enacs" returns an error
> > though Debian's xterm supports the ACS. Upstream recommends (or
> > recommended, as this was a long time ago) to use xterm-xfree86.
> > But in this case, the kbs terminfo entry has a wrong value: ^H
> > instead of \177.
> xterm-debian is good.

Thanks. It doesn't define enacs either, but I don't think this is a
problem anyway (what is important is that smacs should be defined).

> however afaik supported only in debian (gentoo used to
> support it, however does not already :-((()

No problem: I copy the terminfo data I use to remote machine and
recompile them with tic.

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