Terminal problem with FC3 in X, but works fine in text terminal.
james at westexe.demon.co.uk
Thu Mar 31 23:57:46 UTC 2005
Michael D. Setzer II wrote:
> I noticed when I upgraded to FC3 that nano would do not work as
> before when paging down in a script. It would keep about the first
> quarter of the page as the first page, and the rest of the next pages.
> Not a problem, since I could use gedit, and it worked fine. It would
> work just fine if I use Ctrl-Alt F1 to open a regular terminal window.
> I've now run into the same type of problem when using the systems
> to access our AS/400 with tn5250, when working on longer souce
> code, the page down displays the same problems, but again works
> fine when opened in a regular terminal windown instead of a
> terminal window from X.
> No problems with FC1 or FC2 in the past. Is there a way to fix this
> problem, I would like to have my students use Linux more, but
> access to the AS/400 is required for a number of our courses.
Let me guess. You're using gnome-terminal. This sounds like a known
Options include using certain Rawhide RPMs, fiddling with the terminfo
database, or trying to run
(which may turn off some of the keys).
But personally, I've used Applications menu (the Start Menu-a-like) ->
Preferences -> More Preferences -> Preferred Applications -> Terminal to
select KDE Konsole as my preferred terminal. With a bit of fiddling, it
can be made to look and feel pretty similar to gnome-terminal.
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