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MeLassen 08-22-2002 09:04 AM

keyboard
 
This must be a very newbie question: I installed redhat 7 and marked the keyboard as US 101 keys (I counted them, and it seems to be 101 indeed). However, when I try to use the BACKSPACE button, it works as a DEL button. Is this a general Linux feature, or is there a way to make it real backspace?

MeLassen
:Pengy:

neo77777 08-22-2002 09:17 AM

try
tset -e
if it works afterwards just add this line to your ~/.bashrc

MeLassen 08-23-2002 02:41 AM

thank you for your help.

this command turns my 'ctr-H' into backspace, but the button isn't working. is there another option to try?

MeLassen

MeLassen 08-29-2002 03:26 AM

solved the problem
 
just for those who are interested in my solution: I reinstalled redhat but used the text installer instead of the graphical one. There you only can choose the type of the keyboard only by US. Then everything works fine.

MeLassen


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