Subject: Re: Which terminal type?
To: Julio Merino <>
From: None <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 01/29/2002 20:44:56
> having some problems with colors. I`ve setup linuxls, which works
> pretty fine. But other apps do not work the right way.
> For example: emacs21, mutt, irssi, vim, etc. They only show three
> kinds of colors: normal, bold and white on orange. This is UGLY.
> I want to see the colors as on other systems, like on FreeBSD.
> How can I solve this? Maybe choosing another TERM type?

i "solve" this by using XFree for everything (reduced wscons screens to
2) and fvwm2 config that allows full screen xterm and easy switching.
quite usable

> And second... I used to use xterm-color for xterminals... but it
> does not exist in NetBSD. I have to use xterm... can I setup an
> alias of xterm-color to xterm? (The prob is that I`ve to modify
> my Xresources by hand each time...)

it PROBABLY works.

anyway with default xterm lots of programs work with color (mc -c for