here is my result.
[EMAIL PROTECTED] ~> echo $TERM
xterm

i think the term should come up as vt100 not xterm.
why does this happen?

cheers,
brian


----- Original Message -----
From: "Giorgos Keramidas" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: "Brian Henning" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Cc: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Tuesday, February 25, 2003 4:49 PM
Subject: Re: cons25 or vt100


> On 2003-02-25 16:40, Brian Henning <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > is there a veriable set on login that can tell me weather i am logged in on
as
> > vt100 or cons25?
> > is there anyway to tell?
>
> Try the following shell command:
>
> echo $TERM
>
> The TERM variable is always[1] set to your current terminal type.
>
> [1] Well, almost always... but for your particular question, let's
> assume that this is indeed 'always'.
>

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