sterm & tmux

Matthew Pherigo hybrid120 at
Fri Nov 6 18:02:04 UTC 2015

Try screen-256color. I've found that to work pretty well in almost all cases!


> On Nov 5, 2015, at 6:57 AM, Malcolm Matalka <mmatalka at> wrote:
> Is anyone using sterm with tmux inside of it?  I am running into a few
> issues.
> - If I use st-256colors (which shows up in toe), then things that work
>  redraw great and everything is good, except many programs do not run
>  with an error about the terminal.  For example:
>  $ emacs -nw
>  emacs: Cannot open terminfo database file
> - If I set TERM to xterm or xterm-256color and run in tmux, then
>  programs work however it redraws in broken ways.  For example, if I
>  hit up arrow and then go to beginning of a line to edit it, the text
>  gets overwritten, visually, however when you redraw the screen the
>  text has been inserted.  This doesn't happen at first, as well, but it
>  takes the buffer getting full a bit.  There are other issues along
>  similar lines, as well.
> Does anyone know what's going on here and what to do?
> Thanks,
> /Malcolm
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