When you ssh from your shiny Mac running new shiny Mac OS X 10.7 (aka. Lion) into another Unix box running e.g. Linux, Solaris or probably BSD you are likely to encounter an error like the following one when you use terminal based programs like less, nano and alike :
Telling you that it can not work with your Terminal because it doesn't know anything about "xterm-256color".
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After having (of course) upgraded to Mac OS 10.7 alias Lion on the first day available – and after having set up my machine the way I wanted it – I thought it would be a good idea to turn on TimeMachine to save my precious new installation to my ZFS / Opensolaris server.
Unfortunately Time Machine told me that I could not do so, because my Time Machine / AFP server didn't have all necessary capabilities. Humm it worked fine with Snow Leopard …
Then I tried to connect to the server via AFP – and that didn't work either :
After inputting my password in the authentication dialog Finder told me that "The version of the server you are trying to connect to is not supported. Please contact your system administrator to resolve the problem."
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