vince at vjs.org
Sun Feb 8 20:32:57 PST 2004
** Sometime around 03:51 +0000 02/09/2004, Jez Hancock said:
>On Sun, Feb 08, 2004 at 10:35:59PM -0500, Vince Sabio wrote:
>> I have a relatively new installation of FreeBSD v5.1, and the machine
>> has just been staged at my co-lo site. So far, everything works well,
>> except for a minor vi problem: I cannot navigate using the arrow
>> keys. I can navigate using control keys, but not via the arrow keys.
>> I'm now accessing the server over ssh via a terminal window on a Mac
>> laptop running OS X (a new & distant relative of FreeBSD, FWIW). I
>> access lots of machines this way, including a Solaris machine, a
>> couple of Linux boxen, and at least one other FreeBSD machine (not
>> mine), and I don't have this problem on any of them. I assume it's a
>> termcap problem, but I don't know how to fix it. Any ideas?
>Have you tried setting the TERM env variable to 'xterm' or 'xterm-color'
>in your .cshrc file (or the rc file for the shell you use)?
That did it -- thanks! (TERM=xterm-color; export TERM) in ~/.profile.
Vince Sabio vince at vjs.org
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