infocmp > /tmp/alacritty.terminfo # export Alacritty's Terminfo scp /tmp/alacritty.terminfo user@remote-host:~/ # copy it to the remote host ssh "$user@$host" 'tic -x ~/alacritty.terminfo' # update the database on the host
Error open terminal: alacrittyPublished: 07.10.2021 | 102 Words | 1 minutes
Alacritty is a fine terminal emulator but on ssh connections there can be some hicups with "old" host that do not have alacritty in there "terminfo database". To fix this the database must be updated. This can be done with the following command:
This will export the Alacritty entry from the local database and import it on the host. For the change taking effect you will likely need to restart the ssh session.