Mastodonians Using Have you been able to use bboard this week? It immediately returns to the shell prompt for me.

Any status update on bboard still returns to the shell prompt when I run it.

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@apiziali Working fine here. Some folks suggested others having issues might check their TERM environment variable settings. Mine is "screen-256color"

@tomasino My TERM environment variable value remains unchanged: xterm

@tomasino I just tried:

$ TERM=vt100 bboard

and that also returns immediately, with a return code of zero.

@tomasino I suspect that bboard is comparing my username (andyp) against a blacklist and refusing to run. Can I verify that?

@apiziali have you tried running bboard from other hosts?

Have you tried backing up the bboard associated 'dot' files and trying a fresh run of bboard?

@jasmaz As an ARPA member, I only have an account on Regarding bboard dot files, yes. I renamed ".bbread" and ran bboard. Same result: it immediately returns to the shell prompt.

@apiziali @jasmaz
As an ARPA member, I have no problem getting on to BBOARD when I log on via ssh to

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