[Wlug] gnome-terminal/mutt question & solution
bill at mills-curran.net
Sun May 1 09:48:42 EDT 2005
Ok, this is going to read more like a detective novel... :-)
I'm using mutt in a gnome-terminal on fedora core 3, and I'm up to
date (within a week) with updates.
I find that, with the defaults, the terminal does not refresh when it
needs to. A ctrl-L repaints the window just fine.
I did (just now!) find a fix... Right clicking on the terminal ->
Input methods and select "X input method"... Everything works fine,
except this setting is not persistent.
The setting affects all gnome terminals and new ones opened. However,
if I first close all terminals and start a new one, the setting is
So, how to make the fix stick? I have no idea, but I did find this
info on the subject:
This gives a link to a new terminfo file which you can use to fix the
problem, and a nice way to install it without editing the
Thus far it works fine.
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