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



The culprit in my .inputrc was:

"\e[3~": delete_char    should have been
"\e[3~": delete-char

Notice the "_" vs "-"

Where would I find all the possible variables and settings?

Jay


Jay Strauss
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Jay" <jstrauss@bazillion.com>
To: <vox-tech@franz.mother.com>
Sent: Friday, November 10, 2000 2:19 PM
Subject: Re: [vox-tech] My delete key doesn't work, my delete key doesn't work


> Copying the /etc/inputrc did the trick.  Thank you very much.  Now I'm going
to
> go look at the differences and see why.
>
> Thanks Again
> Jay
>
> P.s did you see that section about alternative energy sources in BusinessWeek?
> (wind power, I think that's where its at)
>
> Jay Strauss
> jstrauss@bazillion.com
> (h) 773.935.5326
> (c) 312.617.0264
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <jdnewmil@dcn.davis.ca.us>
> To: <vox-tech@franz.mother.com>
> Sent: Friday, November 10, 2000 1:53 PM
> Subject: Re: [vox-tech] My delete key doesn't work, my delete key doesn't work
>
>
> > On Fri, 10 Nov 2000, Jay wrote:
> >
> > > When you say "For immediate gratification, check the terminal window
> > > settings" what are these, where do you check them?
> >
> > There are two ends of every terminal connection: the terminal device (that
> > you type on) and the process that it controls (such as bash).
> >
> > When you run xterm or rxvt, that is a program that translates keyboard
> > input from the X server into bytes or byte sequences to send to the
> > controlled process.  There is usually a menu (sometimes you have to pop it
> > up with the right mouse button) that lets you tell it what character to
> > send when you push the backspace key.
> >
> > At the other end, you have low level terminal support (stty) and
> > high-level terminal support (termcap or terminfo) to help translate the
> > various byte sequences that different terminals may generate to a single
> > set of sequences for the process to interpret.  The process may choose to
> > ignore either or both of these features, though, so sometimes you have to
> > tell your terminal emulation program to map keys a certain way to keep the
> > program you are using happy.  You haven't said which program you are
> > having problems with, though I would guess it is bash, which has yet
> > another layer of support called "readline".
> >
> > > BTW, I forgot to indicate: My backspace key works (i.e. it deletes to
> > > the left), my delete key beeps, it should delete to the right (it does
> > > as root).
> >
> > This was definitely not clear before. Since you only have INPUTRC defined
> > in root's environment, the bash readline capability may be configured
> > differently. Try copying /etc/inputrc to ~/.inputrc as jstrauss and logout
> > and login again.
> >
> > ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
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> > ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
> >
> >
> >
>
>


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