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Re: ansi/vt100 cursor issue


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: ansi/vt100 cursor issue
Date: 19 May 2004 16:26:54 +0200

> From: "Barnaby Falls" <address@hidden>
> Date: Wed, 19 May 2004 00:51:25 -0700
> 
> I use the SSH Secure Shell Client (ssh.com). It allows you to set the 
> terminal answerback type, I have it set to `ansi'. But I just removed that 
> setting and logged on again and got the following:
> $ echo $TERM
> vt100
> 
> So I guess I'm trying to get colors in a terminal application (SSH) that 
> cannot handle it. Seeing this, I now tried this from a regular XP command 
> prompt and ran ssh to connect to the computer and got the following:
> $ echo $TERM
> cygwin

If this is a Cygwin port of SSH, then perhaps someone on the Cygwin
mailing list could help you figure out what value of TERM should you
use.  That is, if the docs of that SSH port doesn't have this info.





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