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commit f86430409d0a9ad71753266908b3b2851e59bc56
parent 20a97f471fcf324e04b26945bef3e61eaeb15327
Author: Hiltjo Posthuma <hiltjo@codemadness.org>
Date:   Sun, 17 Nov 2019 20:04:52 +0100

update FAQ

- add common question about the w3m image drawing hack.
- remove some bad advise about $TERM.
- change some links to https.

Diffstat:
MFAQ | 21+++++++++++----------
1 file changed, 11 insertions(+), 10 deletions(-)

diff --git a/FAQ b/FAQ @@ -1,6 +1,6 @@ ## Why does st not handle utmp entries? -Use the excellent tool of [utmp](http://git.suckless.org/utmp/) for this task. +Use the excellent tool of [utmp](https://git.suckless.org/utmp/) for this task. ## Some _random program_ complains that st is unknown/not recognised/unsupported/whatever! @@ -15,13 +15,6 @@ you can manually run `tic -sx st.info`. * Some programs don’t complain about the lacking st description and default to another terminal. In that case see the question about terminfo. -## I get some weird glitches/visual bug on _random program_! - -Try launching it with a different TERM: $ TERM=xterm myapp. toe(1) will give -you a list of available terminals, but you’ll most likely switch between xterm, -st or st-256color. The default value for TERM can be changed in config.h -(TNAME). - ## How do I scroll back up? Using a terminal multiplexer. @@ -104,7 +97,7 @@ St is emulating the Linux way of handling backspace being delete and delete bein backspace. This is an issue that was discussed in suckless mailing list -<http://lists.suckless.org/dev/1404/20697.html>. Here is why some old grumpy +<https://lists.suckless.org/dev/1404/20697.html>. Here is why some old grumpy terminal users wants its backspace to be how he feels it: Well, I am going to comment why I want to change the behaviour @@ -163,7 +156,15 @@ terminal users wants its backspace to be how he feels it: Apply [1]. -[1] http://st.suckless.org/patches/delkey +[1] https://st.suckless.org/patches/delkey + +## Why do images not work in st (in programs such as w3m)? + +This is a terrible hack that overdraws an image on top of the terminal emulator +window. It also relies on a very specific way the terminal draws it's contents. + +A more proper (but limited way) would be using sixels. Which st doesn't +support. ## BadLength X error in Xft when trying to render emoji