[Gllug] x.org 6.8.2 and backspace

Ben Fitzgerald ben_m_f at yahoo.co.uk
Wed Jun 22 20:07:04 UTC 2005

On Wed, Jun 22, 2005 at 06:12:04PM +0100, Richard Jones wrote:
> I upgraded to X.Org 6.8.2 and everything works well, except the bloody
> backspace-generates-^H bug-from-hell which I remember last affected
> Unix workstations circa '92 has reappeared!  Does anyone know the
> correct keycode combinations to fix this?  All the FAQs predate X.Org,
> and none of their suggestions fix things ...

you can stick the following in your profile:

stty erase ^H

though obviously you'd have to generate ^H as a metacharacter with
CTRL-v + backspace.



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