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Re: No 's' key after logon



Quoting John Bagdanoff (bagdanof@home.com):

> Once I try to login after booting, my 's' key just beeps at me!  So
> 'startx' won't work because I have no 's'... just a beep.
> 
> And, in mc, I get a 'warning, cant cd into archives'..... probably
> because it has an 's' in it.  Thinking, it may be the latest bash
> upgrade, I wanted to downgrade to the earlier bash that was there.
> But, noooooooo, dpkg couldn't find 'bah.deb'.  Even though I got the above
> warning, mc did show the archives directory.  In mc, I was able to use
> the 's' key.
> So I reboot to 'Linux single', but again, no 's'.  bummer.
> So I try 'mutt'  (thank the gods... No 's' in 'mutt').  Now, I'm
> typing this in 'vim' and the 's' (obviously) is working.

Someone lost their E by putting
"\eOF":end-of-line <--- correct
"\EOF":end-of-line <--- incorrect
into .inputrc . Could it be something similar?

Cheers,

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