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Old 02-12-2002, 08:54 AM   #1
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Location: Turkiye
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Unhappy Terminal name related problems

OK this is my first post so here we go ...

When I try to run pine as a non-root user i got :

Terminal type "xterm", is unknown.

I tried to change terminal name but no luck...

And one more similar problem when i try to run joe editor :

Processing '/usr/lib/joe/joerc'...done
Sorry, your terminal can't do absolute cursor positioning.
It's broken

Both programs works smoothly with root account.I think the problem *might* be about termcap spesific but its a wild guess and i dont have another idea.

So anyone got a little idea about my problem?

Thnx in advance
Old 02-13-2002, 05:06 AM   #2
Registered: Feb 2002
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Ok I solved it ;-)

Thnx to ppl helping me out I solved the problem

Problem was a permission problem on /usr/share /usr/share/terminfo and /usr/share/terminfo/x all I did to change permission to 755


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