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Re: [linux-dell-laptops] monitor and term info

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  • uteck
    Do you mean weather you are running bash or csh? They are set in /etc/passwd and the default for users is bash, use echo $SHELL in X or out to find your
    Message 1 of 3 , Feb 3, 2007
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      Do you mean weather you are running bash or csh?
      They are set in /etc/passwd and the default for users is bash, use
      "echo $SHELL" in X or out to find your shell.

      On 2/2/07, Douglas S. Oliver <dsoliver@...> wrote:
      > Hi all. I am using Slackware 11 on an i8600. When I type: echo $TERM, I get
      > the result "linux." This of course is not in X, where I actually get the
      > result "xterm" as I should. I looked in the /etc/profile file and saw that
      > "linux" is used when the term type cannot be determined. I'm trying to find
      > the actual term type. I really don't know where to start looking in
      > /etc/lib/terminfo for my terminal. Any hints where to go to find out this
      > information? Thanks--Douglas
      >


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    • Alexander Toresson
      ... Getting linux in $TERM in a tty is perfectly normal. Regards, Alexander Toresson
      Message 2 of 3 , Feb 3, 2007
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        On 2/3/07, Douglas S. Oliver <dsoliver@...> wrote:
        > Hi all. I am using Slackware 11 on an i8600. When I type: echo $TERM, I get the result "linux." This of course is not in X, where I actually get the result "xterm" as I should. I looked in the /etc/profile file and saw that "linux" is used when the term type cannot be determined. I'm trying to find the actual term type. I really don't know where to start looking in /etc/lib/terminfo for my terminal. Any hints where to go to find out this information? Thanks--Douglas
        >
        >

        Getting "linux" in $TERM in a tty is perfectly normal.

        Regards, Alexander Toresson
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