newbie: TERM=dumb unknown

Michael Weiser
Tue Sep 29 21:47:00 GMT 1998

Hello Yves, you wrote:
>When I try to run a program that runs ok under windows, I following message:
>TERM=dumb unknown
>bash-2.01$ /archiv~1/elvis/elvis
>TERM=dumb unknown
Is there an /etc/termcap? What does your TERM environment variable
look like? Is it set? Anyway you should set TERM=linux and copy the
supplied termcap to /etc or mount the directory containing termcap on
bye, Michael
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