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Old 06-18-2005, 07:30 AM   #1
joel112
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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

/etc/inputrc:
"\C-?": delete-char

does nothing

logitech keyboard, anyone any ideas?

Joel
 
Old 06-19-2005, 06:28 AM   #2
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Did you run the command from your bash starup file?
export INPUTRC=/etc/inputrc

http://www.cyberciti.biz/nixcraft/vi...-home-del.html has more info on how to configure del key for freebsd
 
  


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