terminal device to default terminal type mapping
/etc/ttytype file associates
termcap(5)/terminfo(5) terminal type names
with tty lines. Each line consists of a terminal type,
followed by whitespace, followed by a tty name (a device
name without the /dev/) prefix.
association is used by the program tset(1) to set the
environment variable TERM to the default terminal
name for the user’s current tty.
was designed for a traditional time-sharing environment
featuring character-cell terminals hardwired to a UNIX
minicomputer. It is little used on modern workstation and
personal UNIX systems.
the tty definitions file.
terminfo(5), agetty(8), mingetty(8)
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