Using solaris 2.6, accessing it via Win95 PCs, is there a preferred
My users will be using Attachmate Extra, which includes a few
choices, such as VT100, VT400, VT52, and ANSI-BBS.
I have problems with the ShiftWidth mode in vi, where things get
painted wrong if I use anything other than standard 8 char tabs,
Which emulation should I use, and what would the appropriate TERM var
be (if not the default, ie: TERM=vt100, etc)?
When using SCO Unix, I use their bundled TERMLITE, which is an
accurate console emulator. Do Sun have a bundled end user terminal
Right now, I'm trying to EASE in a few MF Cobol programmers into the
world of Unix (MF Cobol, 'C', and PERL!), so anything I can do to make
their lives easier, the better.
If it means picking up yet ANOTHER terminal program, so be it, but I'd
like to avoid it since they are already using Extra to get to the MF
via 3270 Mode.
They are currently of bogus low end PCs, so I don't have the choice of
giving them a real 'X' environment (can't kill the PC for Linux just