On Wed, Feb 28, 2007 at 06:33:54AM -0800, Garrett Cooper wrote: > Jordan Gordeev wrote: > >Gary Kline wrote: > >> I'm not sure whether this just in Ubuntu or in the Gnome desktop ... > >> servers. I thought I'd ask here before I dig into this. I think > >> a new xterm was recently updated in ports; not sure if tat is a > >> factor or not.
no (I don't recall making changes in that area). > >See stty(1) and termios(4). You should modify the erase or erase2 values. reasonable (Ubuntu uses Debian packages iirc, which makes it use DEL, FreeBSD uses BS for erase, etc). > The terminal settings available from gnome (if you open up an xterm / > Gnome terminal shell using the Terminal command under the menu) has gnome-terminal isn't xterm (OP isn't making that distinction either). xterm has menu settings which can change the assignment of BS/DEL to the "backspace" key (unlike gnome-terminal, it has a manpage describing these details ;-). -- Thomas E. Dickey http://invisible-island.net ftp://invisible-island.net
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