I did SSH into my server running Ubuntu 10.10 from my laptop running Arch Linux with a rxvt-unicode terminal and received the following error when I tried to run
Cannot find terminfo entry for 'rxvt-unicode-256color'. or when i tried to do a
'rxvt-unicode-256color': unknown terminal type.
To add the terminfo entry you can take the the terminfo from rxvt-unicode and add it to a file:
Change the following two lines in the
create a directory to hold your custom terminfo entries:
build the terminfo entry:
and finally cleanup: