Why my mutt can not display color?

Tony Wang wwang at party.to
Wed Jul 2 00:42:53 PDT 2003


On Wed, Jul 02, 2003 at 01:17:09PM +0600, Alexander E. Patrakov wrote:
> 
> On Wednesday 02 July 2003 13:16, Tony Wang wrote:
> > On Wed, Jul 02, 2003 at 12:23:17PM +0600, Alexander E. Patrakov wrote:
> > > On Tuesday 01 July 2003 14:19, Tony Wang wrote:
> > > > I think I can change the viriable to "xterm-color" in ~/.bash_profile,
> > > > is that right?
> > >
> > > There was a thread about colors in Konsole, which seems relevant here. In
> > > short:
> > >
> > > cd /usr/share/terminfo/x
> > > mv xterm xterm.orig
> > > ln -s xterm-color xterm
> > >
> > > You may want to use xterm-xfree86 instead of xterm-color
> >
> > Thanks a lot!
> >
> > But what is the different between xterm-xfree86 and xterm-color?
> 
> I don't really know. Somewhere it is written that xterm-color is a failsafe 
> setting that is just plain xterm + color; xterm-xfree86 is a bloated xterm 
> from the latest XFree86, it also works with Konsole. The only difference I 
> see is that xterm-xfree86 does not work with PuTTY, and vim in Konsole gets 
> xterm-color wrong.
> 
Thanks again!

I will use xterm-xfree86, but another wonder come to my brain, why my
vim can display color when I use the original xterm TERM?


regards,
Tony
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