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Greetings,
When I am trying to launch Pico I get the following error:
Sorry, I don't know anything about your "xterm-color" terminal.

This does not happen if I launch vi.

Your help is appreciated.
Thanks...
-CompuTurk
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1. what version of pico u r running.
2. check the echo $TERM value.
3. check the echo $SHELL value.

set the terminal value depending upon what kind of terminal u r using.
setenv TERM xterm-color
setenv TERM vt100




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Thanks.
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shivsa,
I am on Mac OSX, and ssh'ed into this remote server.  I wanted to edit a file using pico, but I get the that error message.

Your help is appreciated.

Thanks,
-CompuTurk
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