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Old 07-20-2006, 04:18 AM   #1
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shell in XFCE4 don't accept kinds of chars


hii, I am using Gentoo and XFCE4, and when I open the default shell there.
when pressing things like tab or "home" and so on, I get only ~ or strength things, How can I fix it so it will accept theses speical chars?
btw, in the text shell (not X) I have no problem.
 
Old 07-20-2006, 04:45 AM   #2
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Which terminal emulator are you using, do you get the same behaviour with others?


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Old 07-20-2006, 02:09 PM   #3
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Which terminal emulator are you using, do you get the same behaviour with others?


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Well I am using the deafult one, any way it does accpet tabs, but not PGUP and so on from the numric pad, why is my numric pad is disabled??
 
Old 07-20-2006, 02:13 PM   #4
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paste the output of
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echo $SHELL
 
Old 07-20-2006, 02:22 PM   #5
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And does it work in others than your "default one"?
xterm, aterm, eterm, rxvt, ... all show the same behviour?



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Old 07-20-2006, 04:56 PM   #6
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echo $SHELL
return /bin/bash

when I use xtrem everything works good, So what can be the problem? also I have a strength slow down problem, when using XFCE4, sometimes when movin from one windows to other, until I am doint "alt+tab" for some time, and then it come back to life.
Any one?
 
Old 07-20-2006, 06:51 PM   #7
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bash should recognize them. do the arrow keys work?
 
Old 07-21-2006, 03:10 AM   #8
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echo $SHELL
return /bin/bash

when I use xtrem everything works good, So what can be the problem?
Your terminal emulator - which is why I keep asking you
what you're using. "The default" doesn't help much because
I a) don't use Xfce myself and b) even if I did I wouldn't have
a clue which modifications to what you think off as a default
your distribution may have done.

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also I have a strength slow down problem, when using XFCE4, sometimes when movin from one windows to other, until I am doint "alt+tab" for some time, and then it come back to life.
Any one?
:confused:
I haven't got the foggiest idea what you're trying to say here...


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Old 07-21-2006, 10:48 AM   #9
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Ok, I meant that when I press in the numpad things like "home" or "pgup" and so on, it put ~ on screen, How to fix it up??
 
Old 07-21-2006, 11:13 AM   #10
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Please print the output of the following commands:
Code:
$ cat /etc/inputrc
$ printenv | egrep -i \(term\|lang\)
Also, while at a terminal, press Ctrl+v and then press one of the buttons that is not working. This should return a code. Please print those codes here as well, corresponding with the button(s) you pressed.
 
  


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