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Re: unknown terminal type

On 28 May 2004 at 13:55, Rebs Guarina wrote:

> hi guys,
> i'm just new to openbsd. i tried to boot into single user mode because 
> of some pf error. when i tried to edit my file (using vi), i got an 
> 'unknown terminal type' error. so i just issued a TERM=vt100, since i 
> also got this when i was doing something else in 'nux. i was surprised 
> it didn't work! so i tried to use kterm or xterm instead. it didn't work 
> either. how can you fix this?

You need to export the variable to set it in the environment

export TERM

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