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Re: [vox-tech] Xterm and terminal types
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Re: [vox-tech] Xterm and terminal types

On Fri, 10 Dec 2004 18:12:19 -0800
Rod Roark <rod@sunsetsystems.com> wrote:

> On Friday 10 December 2004 02:27 pm, Josh Parsons wrote:
> > On Thu, 9 Dec 2004, Mark K. Kim wrote:
> > 
> > > Since most X terminals understand "xterm" and its variants only,
> > > you'll either need to use a different terminal program or a
> > > program that can translate one term-speak to another.
> > 
> > As I recall, vte (the terminal widget used by gnome-terminal) was
> > designed to read a termcap file and configure itself to understand
> > the escape sequences described in that termcap.
> > 
> > Most people only ever use it with xterm, but it it ought to be
> > possible to get it to emulate sco-ansi by feeding it the right
> > termcap.
> Would that be a source tweak?  I can't find any command line
> options for this in either gnome-terminal or vte.


look at vte_terminal_set_emulation()

You may need to add this line to the appropriate place in Gnome
Terminal, but I don't know what it is.

As always, reply when you've tried it so that the googlers can find out
whether it worked.

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