[CentOS] Xterm-color

nate centos at linuxpowered.net
Thu Mar 12 21:08:49 UTC 2009

Per Qvindesland wrote:
> Hi List
> Has anyone got any clue of why on a centos 4.3 when I am logging in to the
> machine I am geting the following error tput: unknown terminal "xterm-color"
> do I am not using xterm-color I can not start top of any other except vi.

echo $TERM

What terminal software are you using to login?

You can work around it in most cases by:

export TERM=vt100


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