Re: What TERM fixes Emacs?

2020-02-29 Thread Stuart Henderson
On 2020-02-27, Stuart Longland wrote: > On 26/2/20 9:46 pm, Marc Espie wrote: >> (these days, new OS versions will all use the same termcap source, so you're >> probably safe on anything released over the past 5 years) People with a need to connect to older OS (from the text console rather than

Re: What TERM fixes Emacs?

2020-02-28 Thread Nam Nguyen
On 2020-02-25, Raymond, David wrote: > Maybe there is some mechanism for setting the alt key to meta > in emacs on consoles, but I use X11 so I haven't needed to pursue > this. matthieu@ pointed out how to use the alt key in console emacs. Source:

Re: What TERM fixes Emacs?

2020-02-27 Thread Stuart Longland
On 26/2/20 9:46 pm, Marc Espie wrote: > (these days, new OS versions will all use the same termcap source, so you're > probably safe on anything released over the past 5 years) Just thinking… a suitable work-around for such OSes would be to set the following in ~/.ssh/config: Host my.old.host

Re: What TERM fixes Emacs?

2020-02-27 Thread Stuart Longland
On 25/2/20 5:09 pm, Maurice McCarthy wrote: > On 25/02/2020, Emilia wrote: >> It is impossible to use Emacs on OpenBSD Terminal (no X). >> > > OpenBSD does not do non-X versions of ported software so even if you > dont use X as such it still needs to be in the base install. > > HTH > (I've had

Re: What TERM fixes Emacs?

2020-02-26 Thread Marc Espie
On Mon, Feb 24, 2020 at 09:35:21PM -0800, Emilia wrote: > > > It is impossible to use Emacs on OpenBSD Terminal (no X). > > Look at this screenshots: > > On Linux / macOs -- this same version of Emacs and org-mode would > display this file with colors etc. As stuart said, pccon is the

Re: What TERM fixes Emacs?

2020-02-25 Thread Raymond, David
On my X1 Carbon running openbsd 6.6, the console works fine with the non-X version of emacs except that the meta key is not set. One can emulate the meta key by typing escape followed by x, but this is a pain. Maybe there is some mechanism for setting the alt key to meta in emacs on consoles,

Re: What TERM fixes Emacs?

2020-02-25 Thread Chris Cappuccio
Emilia [emi...@sonic.net] wrote: > Stuart, > > Apologies for breaking netiquette w/ sending images. > > Could you please point me to what "pccon" is? I found references to > pccon in pcvt - but it is unclear to me how I can use pcvt either. > export TERM=pccon perhaps?

Re: What TERM fixes Emacs?

2020-02-25 Thread Stuart Henderson
On 2020/02/25 07:19, Emilia wrote: > Stuart, > > Apologies for breaking netiquette w/ sending images. > > > > Could you please point me to what "pccon" is? I found references to pccon in > pcvt - but it is > unclear to me how I can use pcvt either. > > > Thank you! pccon is the

Re: What TERM fixes Emacs?

2020-02-25 Thread Emilia
Stuart, Apologies for breaking netiquette w/ sending images. Could you please point me to what "pccon" is? I found references to pccon in pcvt - but it is unclear to me how I can use pcvt either. Thank you! On 2020-02-24 23:16, Stuart Henderson wrote: > On 2020-02-25, Emilia wrote: >

Re: What TERM fixes Emacs?

2020-02-24 Thread Stuart Henderson
On 2020-02-25, Emilia wrote: > It is impossible to use Emacs on OpenBSD Terminal (no X). > > Look at this screenshots: > > On Linux / macOs -- this same version of Emacs and org-mode would > display this file with colors etc. > > OpenBSD can't even show the mode line. > > How do I fix this?

Re: What TERM fixes Emacs?

2020-02-24 Thread Maurice McCarthy
On 25/02/2020, Emilia wrote: > It is impossible to use Emacs on OpenBSD Terminal (no X). > OpenBSD does not do non-X versions of ported software so even if you dont use X as such it still needs to be in the base install. HTH (I've had my backside reamed over this more than once!)