TERM env var

Jonathan Perkin sketch at rd.bbc.co.uk
Thu May 16 21:01:20 BST 2002

On Thu May 16, 2002 at 07:51:18PM +0100, Jose Marques wrote:

> On Thu, 16 May 2002, alex dyas wrote:
> > I have TERM set to xterm-color on my desktop machine.  I get problems
> > when I telnet to machines that don't understand this, and keep having to
> > set it to xterm when I get there.  How do I stop the TERM var getting
> > transmitted by my telnet session, or set a different one for the remote
> > machines?  There are too many remote machines to change their profiles
> > individually.
> Don't use telnet it's insecure.  Quick hack:
> # env TERM=xterm ssh myhost

If using ssh, use ~/.ssh/environment

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