Re: Lost Alt+Backspace
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Subject: Re: Lost Alt+Backspace
- From: Camaleón <email@example.com>
- Date: Thu, 1 Dec 2011 15:38:55 +0000 (UTC)
- Message-id: <[🔎] firstname.lastname@example.org>
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On Wed, 30 Nov 2011 18:49:35 +0000, Roger Leigh wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 30, 2011 at 06:38:00PM +0000, Camaleón wrote:
>> On Wed, 30 Nov 2011 17:52:27 +0000, Roger Leigh wrote:
>> > On Wed, Nov 30, 2011 at 03:58:21PM +0000, Camaleón wrote:
>> >> On Wed, 30 Nov 2011 06:58:17 -0800, mas wrote:
>> >> > After recent upgrades (I am not certain when), I have lost the
>> >> > ability to delete words by using Alt+BkSp in either gnome-terminal
>> >> > or terminator. How to get that behaviour back?
>> >> Juts tested and it works here (wheezy and gnome-terminal) :-?
>> > I've noticed alt keys not working in unstable for a couple of weeks
>> > now.
>> > gnome-terminal is not affected, but xterm and xfce5-terminal
>> > certainly
>> > are affected.
>> Mmm... in what way is xterm affected? I ask because I have it installed
>> so I can also test :-)
> I use irssi, and find that the alt-keys used to switch channels instead
> produce superscripts e.g. ²³. I thought that this was behaving like the
> right AltGr key, but they are not exactly the same, and xev shows them
> as Alt_L and ISO_Level3_Shift, respectively.
Maybe this is something specific to the application (irssi). Have you
experienced any other strange behaviour with xterm?