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Old 10-17-2004, 01:24 PM   #1
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rxvt prints ~ on home/end keypress


Hi. I've just installed Slackware 10.0 and have been using rxvt as my terminal. To get to the beginning and end of lines when typing, I usually use the Home and End keys, respectively. In this new system when I press those keys, a tilde (~) is printed rather than taking me to the point in the line. Any idea why this could be? Is there a file in /etc that I need to modify?


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Old 10-17-2004, 03:46 PM   #2
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It's a matter of key-mappings ... xterm for instance
will work as you expect it, in rxvt you can either
try to modify the key-bindings (can be tedious) or
start using emacs style (ctrl-a = home, ctrl-e = end).


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Old 10-17-2004, 04:18 PM   #3
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Thanks a lot. That is really useful info.
 
  


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