curse you, ncurses

Geoff Shang geoff at
Wed Sep 24 14:45:03 UTC 2014

On Wed, 24 Sep 2014, Brian Tew wrote:

> can linux work without ncurses?
> any distro?

Certain programs use ncurses.  I don't think this is your problem however.

> I use a versabrailler for a terminal.
> it is a dumb terminal--no emulation.
> the escape codes for terminal control appear on my display; it is annoying.

I'm not very strong on this but I think you should be able to make these 
go away if you change your terminal type.

Maybe try putting:


in your .profile file.


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