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[vox-tech] Re: Vim is leaving junk on my command line
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[vox-tech] Re: Vim is leaving junk on my command line

I believe the TERM environment variable is set by whatever getty you are 
using to connect to your system. When you use an xterm, the xterm program 
sets TERM before it ever opens the shell. When you use ssh, sshd sets TERM 
before it ever opens the shell. (It also sets DISPLAY this way if you are 
using X packet forwarding)

> From: "Jay Strauss" <jjstrauss@yahoo.com>
> To: <vox-tech@lists.lugod.org>
> Subject: Re: [vox-tech] Vim is leaving junk on my command line
> Date: Thu, 28 Mar 2002 13:39:19 -0600
> Yep, that did it.  But now my question is:
> Where does the TERM variable get set in the first place?  I don't see it 
> /etc/profile
> ~/.bash_profile
> ~/.bashrc
> But its being set to xterm
> Thanks
> Jay
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Stephen M. Helms" <Mytho_X@pacbell.net>
> To: <vox-tech@lists.lugod.org>
> Sent: Thursday, March 28, 2002 1:20 PM
> Subject: Re: [vox-tech] Vim is leaving junk on my command line
> > Jay Strauss wrote:
> >
> > >When you save a file in vi (vim), it normally gives you 2 lines of 
> > >(above) the command line.  1st line has something to do with the 
> of
> > >your cursor (or maybe the number of chars changed), the next line says
> > ><filename>: written.
> > >
> > >The "en" of "written" gets printed on my command line
> > >
> > >ps i'm using putty as my ssh client
> > >Jay
> > >
> > Have you tried to make sure you have the correct TERM setting for the
> > system you are connecting too?
> >
> > For example when I am using my work linux laptop with Eterm and connect
> > to a Solaris box I need to set TERM=vt102 before using vi.
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