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help -i installation problem

From: John W. Eaton
Subject: help -i installation problem
Date: Fri, 23 Oct 1998 13:01:09 -0500 (CDT)

On 23-Oct-1998, Steven Seida <address@hidden> wrote:

| Octave was just installed for me on an HP Unix system.  I installed and
| used it previously on Solaris systems, but I am stumped.  When I issue:
|       help -i
| (or help -i help)
| I get the following:
|     info: Terminal type "xterm" is not smart enough to run Info.
| I have tried this on both xterms and dtterms with similar response.  Any
| real 'help' would be greatly appreciated.

An xterm should provide all the capabilities necessary to run the GNU
Info browser.

What version of info do you have installed (try running info --version).

Do yo have any custom termcap/terminfo hacks for your xterm
definitions that could be causing problems?


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