nothing needs to be done to enable for gs/os and gno consoles.
Apple II Terminal Info
These are terminfo entries for Apple II terminals:
- GS/OS Console
- GNO Console
- Apple II Extended 80 column card
- ProTerm Special Emulation
Plus a .bashrc file to make them more usable in Unix.
Well, the main reason is that I wrote a terminal emulator that emulates the previously mentioned terminals. As such, I needed terminfo entries to be useful.
These are largely based on the GNO/ME /etc/termcap file but some errors have been fixed.
git clone https://github.com/ksherlock/a2-terminfo.git cd a2-terminfo make install
(Will install to your ~/.terminfo directory)
When in doubt, run
A lot of software ignores your terminfo and uses hard-coded vt100/ansi
screen can be used as a vt100 emulator.
Or use better software.
Most control codes have a meaning for Apple II terminals. Therfore displaying
control codes (such as
catting binary files) is likely to have unanticipated
consequences. Refer to previous instructions on
tput reset. One particular
example that deserves mentioning:
ESC activates mouse-text in the GNO
ESC is also THE vt100 control code.
more, when it's
less) strips non-vt100 control codes. Use the
-r (raw) flag if you want them to pass through.