Backspace key "<-" not mapping to ^H
jgordeev at dir.bg
Wed Feb 28 07:29:48 UTC 2007
Gary Kline wrote:
> I'm not sure whether this just in Ubuntu or in the Gnome desktop
> or what, but for days, when I type mail in vi in mutt, sometimes
> I get a "^?" when I hit the backspace. ^H still works to back up
> and correct my typos, but that's lots more work that what my
> fingers are accustomed to. It may be when I'm ssh'd across
> servers. I thought I'd ask here before I dig into this. I think
> a new xterm was recently updated in ports; not sure if tat is a
> factor or not.
> xev understands that the b'space key is a backspace and tells me
> the keycode. Should I just us xmodmaprc to fix this? thanks
> for any clues!!
See stty(1) and termios(4). You should modify the erase or erase2 values.
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