I'm successfully using NIS+NFS for a small SOHO LAN serving 4 desktops,
a server and printer, plus associated networking. I'm wondering, though,
if there's an easier approach to configuring a "Windows replacement"
multi-user setup. I do have printing, file sharing and "roaming
profiles" working fine, but it's a bit cumbersome so far. Is anyone
working with an approach that might be simpler... particularly one well
integrated into an existing desktop distribution?
Ok, this is going to read more like a detective novel... :-)
I'm using mutt in a gnome-terminal on fedora core 3, and I'm up to
date (within a week) with updates.
I find that, with the defaults, the terminal does not refresh when it
needs to. A ctrl-L repaints the window just fine.
I did (just now!) find a fix... Right clicking on the terminal ->
Input methods and select "X input method"... Everything works fine,
except this setting is not persistent.
The setting affects all gnome terminals and new ones opened. However,
if I first close all terminals and start a new one, the setting is
So, how to make the fix stick? I have no idea, but I did find this
info on the subject:
This gives a link to a new terminfo file which you can use to fix the
problem, and a nice way to install it without editing the
Thus far it works fine.