[CentOS] clicking backspace in centos3 makes ^?

Peter Farrow peter at farrows.org
Wed Nov 30 16:49:48 UTC 2005



TERM=vt100; export TERM

works, you can make in permanent by adding it to /etc/profile

do a
 source profile

to implement it straight away...if you add it to /etc/profile

Note: this will make it global for all subsequent users...

Jim Perrin wrote:

>On 11/30/05, Robin Mordasiewicz <robin at bullseye.tv> wrote:
>>While in centos3, using vim and clicking the backspace I see the ^?
>>character instead of it actually deleteing the previous character.
>>In centos4 this was not a problem.
>>I have rad about remapping keys and such, but can someone tell me what
>>the difference between centos4 and centos3 is so I can make the change
>>to make it work on centos3.
>This isn't a problem with centos3, but rather with your terminal
>emulator. How are you accessing the system?
>Jim Perrin
>System Architect - UIT
>Ft Gordon & US Army Signal Center
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