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Re: "termcap" doesn't work

From: Trent W. Buck
Subject: Re: "termcap" doesn't work
Date: Thu, 29 May 2008 15:04:18 +1000
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.17+20080114 (2008-01-14)

On Wed, May 28, 2008 at 01:15:10PM +0800, cch wrote:
> On Wed, May 28, 2008 at 01:52:40PM +1000, Trent W. Buck wrote:
>> On Mon, May 26, 2008 at 05:19:54PM +0800, cch wrote:
>>> I use gnome-terminal whose $TERM is xterm.  when I invoke screen the
>>> $TERM is changed to "screen", which make my "aptitude" and "mutt"
>>> etc. draw a very dirty screen. [randomly guessing at cause]
>> As I said in IRC, unless you can explain what you mean by "draw a very
>> dirty screen", I can't help.
> I mean those escaped characters used by "aptitude" or "mutt" to draw
> terminal-graphic interface are not interpreted by Screen properly,
> so that color lines and blocks,etc. are displayed inproperly.

Can you provide a screenshot (preferably both working and not

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