Bug#481759: konsole: Backspace behavior breaks aptitude, screen
When running "aptitude" or "screen" from a shell started inside a
konsole terminal, the backspace misbehaves. This is true even if
aptitude is used from Sid, Etch or Sarge. When the same versions of
aptitude is used from the virtual console or from gnome-terminal,
everything is ok.
from the shell, start aptitude
press "/" to start a search
try to delete it by pressing backspace - nothing happens.
Press ctrl-H - the last character is deleted as if backspace was pressed
from the shell, start "screen"
in that shell, type "12345", and then left arrow twice
Press backspace - you would expect the 3 to be deleted. Instead, the 4
Press ctrl-H - the three is deleted.
This problem actually happens with gnome-terminal as well, but not with
the virtual console.
-- System Information:
Debian Release: lenny/sid
APT prefers testing
APT policy: (500, 'testing')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Kernel: Linux 2.6.22-3-686 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=he_IL, LC_CTYPE=he_IL (charmap=ISO-8859-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash
Versions of packages konsole depends on:
ii kdelibs4c2a 4:3.5.9.dfsg.1-4 core libraries and binaries for al
ii libc6 2.7-10 GNU C Library: Shared libraries
ii libgcc1 1:4.3.0-3 GCC support library
ii libqt3-mt 3:3.3.8b-5 Qt GUI Library (Threaded runtime v
ii libstdc++6 4.3.0-3 The GNU Standard C++ Library v3
ii libx11-6 2:1.0.3-7 X11 client-side library
ii libxrender1 1:0.9.4-1 X Rendering Extension client libra
konsole recommends no packages.
-- no debconf information