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Re: [tlug] Solarized Colour Scheme

On Tue, Sep 18, 2018 at 02:48:23PM +0900, Curt Sampson wrote:
> Oh my. I just realized that xterm, at least the version that comes
> with Debian 9, supports 256-colors out of the box. It's just that, for
> some reason, when I start an xterm, it comes up with `TERM=xterm` in
> the environment, rather than `TERM=xterm-256color`.
> Any thoughts on what could be causing this or how to fix it? I have
> confirmed that the environment that launches xterm has no `TERM`
> variable in its environment.

Same here on Fedora.  My guess is that it's just the more widely
known setting, so setting TERM or xterm is playing it safe.


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