On Mon, 3 Mar 2003, Daniel Graupner wrote:

> Hello,
> while pressing e.g. backspace or del in a screen session, the 'vbell'-message 
> appears.
> These Keys seems to be non-functional, thats very ugly.
> (Freebsd 4.7, ports/misc/screen)
> I read the manpage but couldn't find a workaround, maybe its terminal specific.
> Any Ideas?

I've had this. I found that with xterm I couldn't get DEL to work. There
are a couple of things to do. Firstly use a different terminal. rxvt and
aterm work. Also if you press CTRL-H that will work as the backspace.

Also try "stty erase <del key>" and see if that helps


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