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    s100fan NNTP User

    Question cygwin error in an ssh session

    Hello,
    i have installed a mini OpenSuSE 11.1 text based system.

    When I try to open some editor program for example pico or nano the following error occours:

    linux-e2eh:~ # nano
    Error opening terminal: cygwin.
    linux-e2eh:~ # pico
    'cygwin': unknown terminal type.

    Can anybody help me?

    thanks!

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    Default Re: cygwin error in an ssh session

    Do you have the package terminfo-base installed? What do you get from

    Code:
    rpm -q terminfo-base

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    s100fan NNTP User

    Default Re: cygwin error in an ssh session

    thank you! the package terminfo-base was installed, but the terminfo package not, that was the problem!

    best regards

    matthias

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