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Re: Keyboard in X

On Fri, Nov 03, 2000 at 09:37:26PM +0000, Zsombor Cseres-Gergely wrote:
> I try to migrate my daily work to the Hurd, but I am having problems with X
> (3.???). rxvt runs better than xterm, but I still can not use my alt keys,
> neither of them. However, in emacs, I can do a ^ESC-x to type commands, but it
> is a bit tedious.

The easiest cure (and the one I use under Linux) is to tell xterm to
generate <esc>x when you type alt-x by putting the following in your

XTerm.VT100.eightBitInput: False
XTerm.VT100.metaSendsEscape: True
XTerm.VT100.Translations: #override\n\
	Meta <KeyPress>:insert-eight-bit()\n


Adam Sampson

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