Problems with Terminal Emulation

Tom Smith tom at
Wed May 14 18:34:41 PDT 2003

Had similar problems with this.

pat bey wrote:

> Try setting your term to vt100,  it works fine on my box
> Tom Smith <tom at> wrote:
>     I'm using FreeBSD 4.8-R. I've been having some problem that I believe
>     are related to terminal emulation.
>     Some examples:
>     - In Vim 6.1 when I press "i" for insert then press any of the ARROW
>     keys on my keyboard a capital letter is inserted into the cursor's
>     current position. This also happens in Vi.
>     - Again, in Vi or Vim, pressin the "INSERT" key doesn't enter me into
>     INSERT mode.
>     - In EE, when I press the DELETE key the EXIT Menu pops up. When I
>     press
>     the BACKSPACE key, the space to the right of the cursor is deleted.
>     This happens whether I'm in a terminal window in KDE, at the
>     console, or
>     SSHed from a Winblows system.
>     I use the BASH shell (version 2.05b). The default TERM variable is
>     "xterm". The same problem occurs when I use "xterm-color".
>     I've also tried tcsh with similar results.
>     Please help before I put a bullet in the Daemon! :-(
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