Subject: Re: First two Dumb Questions of May
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Simon Burge <email@example.com>
Date: 05/03/2000 09:59:46
> Dumb Questions:
> How do I set my environment so that my video console is seen as
> a vt100? and directly related - Can I use the video console to run vi?
> With the system booted, mount -a after booting in single user, got all
> my stuff, but want to do some edits on various things. I try to do
> a env TERM=vt100, I get the env display, with vt100 at the bottom of
> the env list, but if I then try vi, i get kicked out cause term is
> not defined. do an env, get no vt100 on the list.
In sh, you want to:
$ export TERM
$ vi ...
The "export TERM" makes sure that the TERM variable is really in the