Ncurses is software for controlling writing to the console screen under Unix, Linux and other operating systems.

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How can I run ncurses program with 256 colors in the gnome terminal?

My problem: I want to run ncurses in 256-colors mode in the gnome terminal. I already know that you can turn on this color mode with: # export TERM=xterm-256color But this solution is not ...
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(n)curses displays appear broken under iTerm2

When accessing any of the *-tui commands under CentOS/Red Hat, or any equivalents on other distributions, my display is completely broken and almost unusable. This is what authconfig-tui running ...
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Convert htop output to HTML

I wish to view the output of htop as a web page (and possibly add interactivity later on) and I expected this to be readily available (e.g. ncurses capture-screen-and-convert-to-html), but I had no ...
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tgetent() not found while compiling vim

Currently I'm trying to install the YouCompleteMe extension to my vim setup, but it requires my vim to have the version of 7.3.584 or higher. The vim shipped with my Ubuntu 12.10 is 7.3.547, so I had ...
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Mac — Macports/Wine errors: NCurses library and Fontconfig

I've been trying to get Wine on my Mac to run some of my old PC games. I used Macports to install it, but it didn't work right away. I followed This tutorial, and then looked around a bit on the web ...
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Is it possible for Windows' command prompt to display the correct charters when connected to a linux machine via SSH?

I'm sorry for the long question, but I wanted to make sure it got the point across. The thing is, that no matter what I do, when I use a linux-based console application that uses ncurses, via SSH ...
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Error during configuring kerberos5 using macports

While trying to install libmemcached via MacPorts, I hit the following issue: libmemcached @0.40 +universal ---> Computing dependencies for libmemcached ---> Dependencies to be ...
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GNU Screen garbling bmon

bmon runs fine in a regular terminal, however, when run from inside screen the output is garbled and unusable. This problem doesn't affect all curses applications - top and htop run fine. bwm-ng runs ...
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How to install Python 2.7 with Unix libraries on Cygwin

How do I install Python 2.7 with Unix libraries on Cygwin? Obviously getting Python 2.6 is easy - just install the Cygwin package with setup.exe. Installing the Windows version of Python 2.7 ...
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How to setup and use lcurses (curses for Lua)?

I'm not very good at manual installation. I want to use lcurses, a binding of curses for Lua in a program, with require('curses'). When I run make in the lcurses directory, there is an error ...
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Is it possible to view images in a terminal?

I have ssh access to my web server. I have some image files there and I would like to see a preview of. Is there a tool that will help me? Is there a curses-based viewer that will approximate the ...
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Looking for a powerful, user friendly terminal emulator based on ncurses

I often work remotely on SSH shell. I would like a more user friendly interface to my shell, based on NCurses : Possiblity to open several virtual terminals with shells Organise terminals by tabs ...
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Is there a cursor-based interface to change environment variables?

I often need to change a small part of long environment variable (especially, e.g., paths), and do it either by pasting the thing into an editor and changing it there, or the equivalent. Is there ...
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Financial and real-time market-data software for the command line

I can easily build HUDs at command prompts for stuff like the weather, my to-dos, Twitter, IRC, etcetera; but the one thing I’m always stuck going to my iPhone or browser for, constantly, is real-time ...
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Making 256-color AND Line drawing characters both work in PuTTY

I'm having trouble setting up PuTTY with Ubuntu. I'm trying to get line characters to work in aptitude as well as 256-color support, but can only get one or the other. Ubuntu Config Using 64-bit ...
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Interactive command to let user change directory in bash

I am looking for a CURSES-based way (bash, c, doesn't really matter) of letting a user choose a folder or even a file in roughly the same way that they would do using Midnight Commander. I envisage ...
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Mac OS X Cursors do not work in ncursers (rtorrent) application

I have 2 Mac OS X 10.6.5 systems and installed rtorrent using: brew install rtorrent On my MacBook (MacBook3,1, Intel Core 2 Duo, 2.2GHz) rtorrent works fine. However on my Mac mini (Macmini4,1, ...
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100% CPU Runaway Processes (NCurses?)

This is a problem I've had for years, but just haven't posted anywhere about it until now. I'm running GRML, a Debian squeeze based Linux distro, and occasionally certain processes will runaway and ...
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Linux ncurses outliner options

I'm looking for a replacement for hnb, which served me well but seems to be abandoned. Please do not suggest text-editor based approaches like emacs org mode or vim outliner. I want a stand-alone ...