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Old 07-21-2004, 03:12 PM   #1
CMDR_PAIN
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Eterm Escreen mc problems HOME END keys etc.


Hello.
First
eterm-0.9.2
Slackware-10.0 (upgraded from 9.1 with slapt-get)

I`ve got some problems here regarding Eterms implementation of screen. Actually it does concern screen too. The problem is, when I launch screen or Eterm -t Escreen (-t means theme) I have problems with some keys in vim an mc, and I think there will be more when I try them out.
HOME and END keys don`t work, give some strange characters, and F1-F4, which is VERY annoying. Please don`t tell me to use fluxbox and play with tabs, or konsole (way too much RAM eating), or gnome-terminal (I`ve got an ati card + 2.6.7cko1= no accel). I want Eterm with it`s screen implementation to work.
Here`s some more info. Now it doesn`t matter if I launch screen or Eterm -t Escreen. So from now I`ll name it screen. When screen launches,
# echo $TERM
# screen
MC doesn`t work properly.When I
# export TERM=xterm
mc works now, but it doesn`t look like in linux console or in xterm.
When I
# export TERM=linux
then mc looks like it should, but the keys don`t work .
When I duplicate my xterm termcap, and rename it too
screen:sc:screen<Eterm>:\
:xterm`s termcap here
It doesn`t work like with the export command.
Any linux gurus who can help me ??
Also now this looks my little self made screen termcap entry , but when say I set it to the TERM var mc doesn`t work on aterm, whereas with TERM=xterm, aterm and Eterm work good (besides that mc looks ugly).:

screen:sc:screen<Eterm>\
:am:bs:mi@:km:co#80:li#55:\
:im@:ei@:\
:ct=\E[3k:ue=\E[m:\
:is=\E[m\E[?1l\E>:\
:rs=\E[m\E[?1l\E>:\
:eA=\E)0:as=^N:ae=^O:ac=aaffggjjkkllmmnnooqqssttuuvvwwxx:\
:kI=\E[2~:kD=\177:kP=\E[5~:kN=\E[6~:\
:k1=\E[11~:k2=\E[12~:k3=\E[13~:k4=\E[14~:k5=\E[15~:\
:k6=\E[17~:k7=\E[18~:k8=\E[19~:k9=\E[20~:k0=\E[21~:\
:F1=\E[23~:F2=\E[24~:\
:kh=\E[H:kH=\EOw:\
:ks=:ke=:\
:te=\E[2J\E[?47l\E8:ti=\E7\E[?47h:\
:tc=vt-generic:

Every help appreciated,
Andrew
 
Old 10-11-2004, 05:09 AM   #2
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i have similar problem with aterm when using mc

home and end keys work well on the console
but when using midnight commander home give me "1~" and end give me "4~"

with xterm, mc work well
 
Old 11-27-2005, 11:28 AM   #3
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I have the same problem with aterm and fluxbox.
 
Old 11-28-2005, 10:23 AM   #4
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This problem is easy to solve. Just open mc in your terminal emulator. Press ESC 9, then select Options>Learn Keys. Here you should know what to do.
Greetz
 
Old 11-28-2005, 12:15 PM   #5
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Congrats on using Screen - great minds think alike.

Escreen in Enlightenment in Debian Sarg, the current release, stresses that it is very new and buggy.
 
  


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