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Old 07-18-2001, 10:53 PM   #1
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del button doesnt seem to work in the console

yes thats right... my delete button doesnt work in the console for some reason...if i use kedit it works fine

when i try to delete in the console i get a lot of beeps and a bunch of ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

i am using red hat 7.1 (starting to be a disaster)...
Old 07-19-2001, 01:57 AM   #2
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Does backspace work?
If yes, you are not out of luck.
Use that instead.
I have had a similar problem, I think it was with the vi editor, but I just used the backspace key and did fine.
Old 07-19-2001, 02:51 AM   #3
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Check this out, this is a configurable option.

I would at least read the chapter 5, but you may find the entire document very helpful.
Old 07-19-2001, 08:23 AM   #4
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This should solve any keymap issues



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