LFS6.5 - Bash question

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Wed Mar 3 10:26:37 PST 2010

David Shaw wrote:
>> What does echo $COLUMNS show?
>>    -- Bruce
> 80
> I've just realised that I have worded myself badly in describing this 
> problem.  I've made it sound as though the whole screen scrolls off to 
> the left - it doesn't.  Only the line I am typing the command on 
> scrolls, the rest of the screen stays put.

echo $TERM should be linux.

If not, post all of the 'set' output.

   -- Bruce

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