Backspace key "<-" not mapping to ^H

Gary Kline kline at
Wed Feb 28 23:53:43 UTC 2007

On Wed, Feb 28, 2007 at 03:39:41PM -0800, youshi10 at wrote:
> On Wed, 28 Feb 2007, Thomas Dickey wrote:

	[[ yelps of various sorts about "STUFF" ]]

> You can set the default terminal in gnome to be xterm instead of Gnome 
> Terminal. Gnome then wraps xterm in a program they call "Terminal" which 
> you can setup to your liking using the preferences accessible from the menu.
> That's what I meant. Just relaying my experience because I had a similar 
> problem recently with Suse.
> -Garrett

	Too bad there isn't some sort of web database for these sorts of
	miscellany with tags like (vi backspace-failure term) that would 
	aide the search and solution for these type questions.  This may
	be one of Google's aims, but there are miles to go.... 


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