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Old 08-13-2006, 07:37 PM   #1
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xterm is not displaying man pages properly

i have xterm termcap set as TERM=xterm , and man pages are unclear like the following page, when i set TERM=linux its like normal, but if i use rxvt with TERM=xterm it works fine

Does anyone know why that could be?

Old 08-15-2006, 09:48 PM   #2
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Don't know, but I set it to xterm-color and man looks good in both.

case $(tty) in
    /dev/ttyp*|/dev/pts/*|/dev/ttyq*) export TERM=xterm-color ;;


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