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Old 08-27-2005, 04:26 PM   #1
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'xterm': unknow terminal type

hi there,

I have a problem to run pico command. When I type " pico " at the command line , i see this error message. " xterm', unknow terminal type" . How can i fix this?

Thanks in advance
Old 08-27-2005, 05:00 PM   #2
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As root, add the following to /etc/profile:

export $TERM
The change will take effect the next time you login. To apply it to your current session:
source /etc/profile
Old 08-27-2005, 10:37 PM   #3
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As posted before vt100 will almost always work.
whats your 'env' output??


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