1. darngooddesign's Avatar
    VT100 allows me to run TOP, but MobileTerminal never has, and now that I'm running Summerboard TOP give me:

    SummerBoardLoader: SummerBoardService available.
    Error opening terminal: unknown.
    Last edited by darngooddesign; 2007-09-05 at 08:35 AM.
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    2007-09-05 08:31 AM
  2. enigmanic's Avatar
    I'm having the same issue. Can someone tell me how to run TOP with Mobile Terminal?
    2007-09-19 03:00 AM
  3. iNfEk's Avatar
    The issue that I'm having with terminal is that there is random text when I open the application on the iphone. Here is a screenshot.

    ls of /bin directory
    screenshot command

    i also get duplicate characters as shown. iphone version 1.02

    my prompt appears as [1m[7m#[m[1m[0m [0m[m[m[J# [K

    Why is this and how do I correct it?
    Last edited by iNfEk; 2007-09-20 at 10:14 PM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost
    2007-09-20 10:03 PM
  4. hillie's Avatar
    just get term-vt100. it doesn't have the crap problems that MobileTerminal has.

    it's way better than MobileTerminal.. you can tap-drag to get arrow keys, tab, ctrl-c, ctrl-d, escape.. all very important when working in unix.

    MobileTerminal is an awful terminal IMO.

    edit: also change the TERM variable to xterm in your /etc/profile. you'll get a much friendlier environment especially if you use PuTTY or Terminal on OS X to get in a lot.
    Last edited by hillie; 2007-09-22 at 06:30 AM.
    2007-09-22 06:28 AM
  5. iNfEk's Avatar
    i agree after posting this and trying term-vt100

    thanks though for replying
    2007-09-22 06:30 AM
  6. iphonejeff's Avatar
    when i try to do something on term-vt100 it takes me back to the home screen
    2007-09-22 06:53 AM
  7. unclear's Avatar
    when i try to do something on term-vt100 it takes me back to the home screen
    but it actually lets you type the command? Maybe your binaries dont have the correct permissions
    2007-09-22 06:59 AM
  8. iphonejeff's Avatar
    i try typing the command and when im half way there it just closes and goes to the home screen..i thought since it was in installer it was iphone ready...
    2007-09-22 07:19 AM
  9. ssussman's Avatar
    i was having the same problem with the term crashing as i typed a command in. It was also occuring in an ssh session from my pc (half way through the command the connection dropped). I found the solution to be reinstalling the BSD subsystem. No more problems after that!
    2007-09-22 02:26 PM