Re: Backspace in xterm (again)
On Tue, 8 Sep 1998, Pete Harlan wrote:
> > I too have this problem few weeks ago. What I did was:
> > 1. Run xf86config
> > 2. When it asks me for "Do you want to use XKB?" say yes.
> > 3. Choose a preconfigured keymaps. I selected then: "1 Standard 101-key,
> > US encoding"
> > With this one, no more fiddling with xmodmap or anything, Backspace & the
> > Delete key simply works.
> I did a fresh install of hamm and slink, including the above, and
> backspace and delete work fine, but Alt-backspace in an xterm[-debian]
> just does a backspace (instead of a meta-backspace, as it does (and
> should) on a text console or in an Emacs window.)
> Does Alt-backspace work for anyone in an xterm (deleting the previous
> word on bash input, for example)? This worked fine in Bo and before.
I have tested it and yes, Alt-backspace in xterm does'nt work. Maybe you
should file a bug report?
In Eterm, rxvt, xvt and even in kvt (KDE Terminal Emulator). Alt-backspace
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