This One Time, at Band Camp, Bart Schaefer <schaefer@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> said, On Fri, Mar 21, 2008 at 07:12:01PM -0700: > On Mar 20, 6:58am, Wael Nasreddine wrote: > } > } I use zsh for shell, rxvt-unicode for Terminal emulator, urxvt runs > } with TERM rxvt-unicode, GNU Screen runs with the term screen-256color, > } now I'm not sure what's the issue, but when I login through GDM/KDM > } the colors inside screen are all messed up > Colors? Or do you mean the character sets displayed? The colors look > OK to me, but I see that you're not getting horizontal lines in the > prompt etc. in the second case. > Screen is apparently not switching the terminal into the alternate > character set mode when doing the line-drawing, but the termcap has > line-drawing characters defined. I don't know why this would happen > from GDM/KDM and not from startx except that it must be some LC_* or > LANG -related environment variable that is set differently (or not > set at all) in one case or the other. Try saving the output of > "typeset -x" to a file in each case and then compare the two files. Thank you for pointing this out, It was actually a LANG problem so I added my LANG settings to /etc/profile and it works nicely now, Thanks again :) > } The second question is about a problem that has been bugging me for > } a while now, and it doesn't just happen inside X, but whenever I am > } inside ViM, when I type a letter, erase it and type another letter, > } I'll get a weird char, not what I've typed > Looks like you're unintentionally constructing unicode combining > characters which vim isn't displaying properly ("real" width vs. > display width conflict). How you're getting started into combining > characters in the first place I can't guess unless your delete or > backspace key is sending something odd. > Have you tried running zkbd? It'll tell you when your backspace or > delete are not sending ctrl-h and ctrl-?. > Of course it's possible that vim is switching the terminal mode to > keypad transmit or another flavor, so what you type at zkbd would not > be representative of what vim sees, but it's worth a try. > Have you tried gvim to see if the problem exists there as well? If > it does, see above about environment settings ... The backspace is sending , I attached the file generated by zkbd, it happenÑ? in gvim too *-) so not a terminal problem ?? > } The third problem is zsh related ( really sorry guys for the above 2 > } questions being off topic ), anyway the problem is when I try to use > } zsh outside rxvt-unicode the keys Home, PgUP, PgDn and End does not > } work, in gnome-terminal instead of going to the beginning of the line, > } I get this instead: > } "H[2;A[0;G" > Run zkbd and follow the instructions. If you have trouble getting zkbd > to work, see http://www.zsh.org/mla/workers/2008/msg00370.html Thank you that actually worked perfectly... :) -- Wael Nasreddine http://wael.nasreddine.com PGP: 1024D/C8DD18A2 06F6 1622 4BC8 4CEB D724 DE12 5565 3945 C8DD 18A2 .: An infinite number of monkeys typing into GNU emacs, would never make a good program. (L. Torvalds 1995) :.
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