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[Suggestion] Fixing urxvt bug

When using ssh to connect to my hosting server remotely, I received an interesting error. It had stated that my terminal 'rxvt-unicode-256color' was unsupported.

 

To fix this, I added a simple set of instructions to my ~/.bashrc file:

case $TERM in rxvt-unicode-256color)
TERM=rxvt-unicode
;;
esac

This problem could be fixed for all users connecting with the urxvt terminal client if it was added near the top of /etc/bashrc by default for hosting environments. While this is a rare error, I'm sure it will prevent many headaches in the future if a moderator could forward this to someone who can implement the fix.

 

(Note: this bug could also be fixed if a terminfo was specified for rxvt-unicode-256color)