UPDATE 3 - Better Solution
I kept Google'ing this until I came to a different solution. I ended up downloading the
terminfo directory from somewhere (I forgot where so I just posted the zip on my website here) and replaced my current working
terminfo directory with the new stuff.
terminfo directory, for me, is located at...
bahamat helped me get to the solution. I added the following to my
TERM="xterm" export TERM
... and I am still able to keep "xterm-256color".
I figured out why this is happening. At one point, I changed some settings...
The default is "xterm-color" and I changed it to "xterm-256color". Is there a reason for this to be happening?
I just set up a second admin user account on a fresh install of Mac OS X Lion and now when I try to clear the terminal, I get the following error...
Hristo $ clear terminals database is inaccessible
This is a problem for both user accounts and I have no idea why. I'm not sure if this is much help, but here is what
$TERM is set to...
Hristo $ echo $TERM xterm-256color
Any thoughts as to why this might be happening?
Let me know if I need to show my