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Old 06-21-2008, 12:04 AM   #1
VelocideX
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Opensuse 11.0, Konsole - need to hit enter twice to see the result of commands


Hi all,

Have just installed opensuse 11.0, with KDE 4.0. In konsole, I sometimes have to hit the enter key twice to get something to happen.

For example: suppose at a prompt I type "whoami", then hit enter.
I then get a line feed, with a prompt as if I had never typed anything. Then I hit enter, and the result of the previous command appears.

What is going on here?
 
Old 06-21-2008, 11:20 PM   #2
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Hello VelocideX.

Have you tried changing shells? say from bash to sh or zsh? don't know if that would help, but just a thought...I've never had that problem...
 
Old 06-25-2008, 02:30 AM   #3
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Which keyboard layout did you choose? What I mean is, the <Enter> key might be unusually selected. Example: in the µsoft world typing <Enter> sends a <CR><LF> (i.e. carriage return / line feed which returns the cursor to the left one line lower). So it just could be the case that your <Enter> key sends only part of the expected signal. This is handled on your machine by the xorg.conf.
 
  


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