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I've been using a remote terminal connected to USS under a mainframe for some time. Is there a way to configure this terminal to be colored?

I'm using PuTTY and xterm.

Added: USS stands for UNIX System Services, UNIX implementation for mainframes.

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What is USS? Please edit your question and clarify. – Renan May 8 '12 at 18:16

PuTTY definitely is capable of emulating a color xterm, but the applications on the host (mainframe) have to be aware of this capability. It's possible that termcap or terminfo definition of xterm on your mainframe does not include AF (setaf) capability.

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