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Re: "Error opening terminal: cygwin." when attempting to start lynx

Greetings, Christopher Faylor!

>>> I'm receiving this error message when trying to start
>>> lynx browser:
>>> [C:\]$lynx
>>> Error opening terminal: cygwin.
>>What does `echo $TERM' tells you? (I'm guessing TERM=cygwin)
>>Does `export TERM=xterm' solve the problem?
>>Note that it works for me whatever TERM is: cygwin, xterm, screen...
>>I can only force to fail if I set TERM to nonsense `TERM=sjdfjsfjsf'
>>(What I don't know is why TERM=cygwin fails for you)

> At this point we normally ask for someone to read:


> and provide the type of information suggested there.

Though it's apparent that I've just launched lynx as normal application, as
I've always did in the past.
TERM show nothing, this variable is undefined in common Windows environment.

May I ask you what cygcheck mean when listing Far FTP plugin host definitions?
I've left it included, as it contains no private data, but it shouldn't be there.

 Andrey Repin ( 01.05.2010, <20:30>

Sorry for my terrible english...

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