kde ssh xterm vim problem

genericmaillists at gmail.com genericmaillists at gmail.com
Wed Feb 17 20:04:15 GMT 2010

On Wed, Feb 17, 2010 at 4:45 AM,  <genericmaillists at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 17, 2010 at 4:36 AM, Duncan <1i5t5.duncan at cox.net> wrote:
>> genericmaillists posted on Tue, 16 Feb 2010 22:40:52 -0500 as excerpted:
>>> I am running PCLinuxOS with kde4.3.4 and discovered that vim won't work
>>> over ssh in an xterm session. It will work over a real terminal though.
>>> I don't have another kde4 distro to try this on (trying to see if this
>>> is a kde problem or a distro problem). I know this was not a problem
>>> with the several distros I tried that I still have kde3.5.10 running.
>> ssh isn't kde, neither is vim, neither is xterm, so why is this kde
>> related and why is this posted here?  It would appear to be a distro
>> related issue, so that's where I'd start, your distro forums/lists/
>> newsgroups/channels, as appropriate.
> Its actually the konsole (which I thought I saw at some point was
> called or treated as xterm by kde) running in kde4 where the problem
> is happening. That is kde. I have also posted this on the distro
> forum. If I drop out to a text terminal the problem does not exist.

I knew I saw xterm associated with kde. Run 'echo $TERM' in the kde konsole
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