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Re: no colour in vt220 termcap?
Andreas Kahari wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 17, 2004 at 12:08:57AM -0800, Benjamin Lewis wrote:
>> When my TERM is set to vt220 I don't get any colour in curses
>> -- a work-around that seems to work is setting TERM to pcvt25 or screen
>> (and possibly others). Is there some reason colour is not enabled in the
>> vt220 termcap entry by default? Is there a more ideal solution to this
>> problem for me? (I'm not really familiar with termcap entry syntax.)
>> (Still tryin' to get nethack working nicely. It works with DEC
>> graphics, which is enough to make it playable for me, although I'd
>> prefer the IBM fonts. Old habits and all...)
> The vt220 terminal does not support colour.
Well, probably it's not a "real vt220 terminal". This is the default
install on an i366 box, and it uses the vga driver. The default console
definitely does support ansi colour, and the TERM is set to vt220. Perhaps
it should be set to something else?
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