cursor keys not working on console
ohartman at zedat.fu-berlin.de
Sat Aug 10 08:51:34 UTC 2013
On Thu, 08 Aug 2013 21:18:15 -0400
Thomas Dickey <dickey at his.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 08, 2013 at 07:53:04PM +0200, O. Hartmann wrote:
> > The cursor keys on the consoles in freebsd CURRENT (no X11 virtual
> > consoles, the FreeBSD consoles!) do not work for me.
> > I use tcsh as the main shell.
> > As set by default in /etc/ttys, the console's terminal type is
> > xterm. Switching to
> > setenv TERM cons25
> > solves the problem, but the menus in ports via make config look ugly
> > and more ugly, but they are unusable with the setting "TERM=xterm".
> > What is wrong here? Why are the cursor keys not working in the
> > console/ports menu as expected when using tcsh/csh as default shell?
> from infocmp (cons25 vs xterm):
> kcub1: '\E[D', '\EOD'.
> kcud1: '\E[B', '\EOB'.
> kcuf1: '\E[C', '\EOC'.
> kcuu1: '\E[A', '\EOA'.
> It's probably
> You would probably find
> and improvement.
Thanks, this works for me.
I was wondering if others did not have the same problem, since I use
only standard settings for the console (except that I use csh/tcsh
instead of sh).
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