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Re: Package configuration philosophy

WOW! Now my delete key is working under XWindows!
Now *I* discover .inputrc!  This should definitely be set by default.
Can I make a global file so these options will apply to all users?  
(Maybe put it in /etc/X11/inputrc)?  Yes? No?

On Sat, 1 Mar 1997, Lindsay Allen wrote:

> Ever since I started using Debian about two years ago I have been gnashing
> my teeth here because the DEL/HOME/END keys did not work at the prompt.
> Now I discover .inputrc.
> This is IMO a prime candidate for something that can and should be
> installed along with bash on day one, on ix86 boxes.  Or at least an offer
> to install it. 
> I might be the only one on this list who is still wet behind the ears,
> but just in case I'm not, here is my ~/.inputrc:-
> #set bell-style	visible
> #set show-all-if-ambiguous	On
> "\e[1~": beginning-of-line
> "\e[3~": delete-char
> "\e[4~": end-of-line
> Lindsay


Daniel Robbins
School of Medicine Computer Services
University of New Mexico


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