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Re: [vox-tech] I don't have an .inputrc
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Re: [vox-tech] I don't have an .inputrc



Micah,

I tried to read it but I didn't really understand it.  I couldn't tell if he
wanted me to do these tests from the console, telnet, or xterm.

Thanks
Jay
----- Original Message -----
From: "Micah Cowan" <micah@cowanbox.com>
To: <vox-tech@franz.mother.com>
Sent: Wednesday, March 07, 2001 4:53 PM
Subject: Re: [vox-tech] I don't have an .inputrc


> On Wed, Mar 07, 2001 at 04:39:20PM -0600, Jay Strauss wrote:
> > Howdy,
> >
> > I reinstalled RH6.2 on my machine, now it doesn't have an .inputrc file.
My
> > keys delete & backspace keys don't do what I want.  Last time I fixed
this
> > by correcting the entries in my .inputrc
> > file but it doesn't exist.
> >
> > 1) could someone email me a sample .inputrc
> > 2) what permissions should it be?
> > 2) why didn't this get created?
> >
> > Thanks
> > Jay
>
> .inputrc is usually not the place you want to put these things.  It's
> usually how your /terminal/ interprets things - so .inputrc might fix
> your bash line, but emacs in console mode on an xterm would still be
> broken.
>
> I think the info you want is at:
>
> http://www.linuxdoc.org/HOWTO/mini/BackspaceDelete/index.html
>
> hth,
> Micah


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