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Old 06-18-2005, 07:30 AM   #1
Registered: Apr 2003
Distribution: Debian
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FreeBSD Backspace and Delete keys

THis is driving me bonkers now, I've read loads of articals and HOW-TO's on this, but i cant get my delete key to behave as a delete key, it just sits as backspace.

doing ctrl+v del produces the code ^?

joel@apollo$ bind -p | grep del
"\C-h": backward-delete-char
"\C-?": backward-delete-char
"\C-d": delete-char
# delete-char-or-list (not bound)
"\M-\\": delete-horizontal-space

its mapped to backspace and i cant change it

"\C-?": delete-char

does nothing

logitech keyboard, anyone any ideas?

Old 06-19-2005, 06:28 AM   #2
Registered: Nov 2004
Location: BIOS
Distribution: RHEL3.0, FreeBSD 5.x, Debian 3.x, Soaris x86 v10
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Did you run the command from your bash starup file?
export INPUTRC=/etc/inputrc has more info on how to configure del key for freebsd


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