mutt has no colors.

Alexander E. Patrakov see at the.sig
Mon Apr 19 20:03:30 PDT 2004


Ken Moffat wrote:
> On Mon, 19 Apr 2004, Oliver Brakmann wrote:
> 
> 
>>On Mon, 2004-04-19 17:53, Christian H. Kuhn wrote...
>>
>>>mutt in a KDE-console is only black and white, while it has colors in a
>>>console.
>>
>>What's the output of "echo $TERM"?
>>
>>Should be xterm-color, not just xterm.
>>
>>Bye,
>>Oliver
>>
> 
> 
>  If in doubt, add it to .bashrc or whatever that is sourcing
> 
> if [ $TERM = "xterm" ]; then
> 	export TERM=xterm-color
> fi
> 
> 
>  then all you'll have to do is tweak your resources to get colours you
> like.

Or better, just replace the xterm definition from ncurses with the one 
from XFree86:

cd /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/etc
tic xterm.terminfo

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