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how to set terminal

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I can use general unix command in my home directory ,but when I use pico or pine,it always said can't recognize the terminal.How can I change my terminal ?
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Usually, it'w with the TERM environment variable.  For example, if you had a vt100 (or vt100 emulator) and were running a Bourne Shell (/bin/sh), you would do:

TERM=vt100
export TERM

In a C-shell:

setenv TERM vt100

If your terminal is different, pick the right one.  The ones available are in /etc/termcap

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Thanks!
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