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Re: Cannot echo capital M

Quoting M.K.Pai (pai@vsnl.com):

> I am facing a rather strange problem.
> I am unable to echo the character "M" on my bash prompt.
> I am able to get M by 
> perl -e 'print chr(77);'
> I am even able to put it in an email. Note the "M" right here.
> But at the bash prompt, I just don't get any M.
> Most important, other users on this system, like root and all
> others, are having no problems at all

The last person who had this sort of problem couldn't type E.
The reason was that the file ~/.inputrc contained

"\EOF":end-of-line <------------------ the offending line


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