Re: Cannot echo capital M
Thanks a million.
A faulty .inputrc was the problem.
On Mon, Jul 10, 2000 at 06:02:51PM +0100, David Wright wrote:
> Quoting M.K.Pai (firstname.lastname@example.org):
> > 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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