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Old 10-29-2014
Terminal emulation OSX Vs. Solaris 11

I am using Terminal on an OSX system to access and edit crontab files on a 'headless' Solaris 11 server. Crontab -e on OSX invokes vi as the editor, which is fine, but I am getting unexpected characters on keystrokes and have to abort the edit. If this is an emulation issue, would someone please tell me what settings I need to use. Help would be greatly appreciated.

---------- Post updated at 10:51 PM ---------- Previous update was at 10:43 PM ----------

Should have noted that both systems use xterm as follows:
Code:
echo $TERM = xterm

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Old 10-29-2014
The syntax should probably be more like the following:
Code:
TERM=xterm; export TERM

 

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