MirBSD manpage: term(7)

TERM(7)                     UNIX Reference Manual                      TERM(7)

NAME

     term - conventional names for terminals

DESCRIPTION

     Certain commands use these terminal names. They are maintained as part of
     the shell environment (see sh(1), environ(7)).

           adm3a      Lear Seigler Adm-3a
           2621       Hewlett-Packard HP262? series terminals
           hp         Hewlett-Packard HP264? series terminals
           c100       Human Designed Systems Concept 100
           h19        Heathkit H19
           mime       Microterm mime in enhanced ACT IV mode
           735        Texas Instruments TI735 (and TI725)
           745        Texas Instruments TI745
           dumb       terminals with no special features
           dialup     a terminal on a phone line with no known
           network    a terminal on a network connection with no known
           xterm      a workstation running X
           4014       Tektronix 4014
           vt100      Digital Equipment Corp. VT100

     The list goes on and on. Consult /usr/share/misc/termcap (see termcap(5))
     for an up-to-date and locally correct list.

     Commands whose behavior may depend on the terminal either consult TERM in
     the environment, or accept arguments of the form -Tterm, where term is
     one of the names given above.

SEE ALSO

     clear(1), ex(1), more(1), plot(1), sh(1), stty(1), tabs(1), troff(1),
     tset(1), ul(1), termcap(3), tty(4), termcap(5), ttys(5), environ(7)

BUGS

     The programs that ought to adhere to this nomenclature do so only fitful-
     ly.

HISTORY

     Term appeared in Version 32 AT&T UNIX.

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