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Re: [vox-tech] My delete key doesn't work, my delete key doesn't work



When you say "For immediate gratification, check the terminal window settings"
what are these, where do you check them?

Jay Strauss
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----- Original Message -----
From: <jdnewmil@dcn.davis.ca.us>
To: <vox-tech@franz.mother.com>
Sent: Friday, November 10, 2000 11:49 AM
Subject: Re: [vox-tech] My delete key doesn't work, my delete key doesn't work


> On Fri, 10 Nov 2000, Jay wrote:
>
> > Simple question from a simpleton,
> >
> > My delete key does not work when I log on as me (i.e. jstrauss), but it does
> > when I log on as root.  I tried making my environmental variables look like
> > root's.  So far I have check my stty -a, .bashrc, and my environmental
> > variables.
>
> Look at how your terminal window is started up.
>
> For immediate gratification, check the terminal window settings... there
> is usually a way to map the backspace key (the one above the "enter" key
> on the main keyboard) to "delete" or "backspace", and yours is probably
> set to "backspace" when you log in as root, and "backspace" when you log
> in as jstrauss.
>
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