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Old 08-17-2001
Setting TERM variable

Does anybody know how to give a default TERM variable while telnetting to Solaris
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Old 08-17-2001

in the home directory of the telnet user on the unix system, there is a hidden file called '.profile'. If the file is not there, create it. Add the following line:

export TERM="default", where default is vt100, vt320, ... whatever.

Now, everytime the telnet user logs in, the TERM env var will be set to whatever "default" value you specified.

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