[CentOS] Semi-OT: very weird vi behaviour

Vanhorn, Mike michael.vanhorn at wright.edu
Wed Apr 27 13:43:00 UTC 2016

On 4/27/16, 9:39 AM, "centos-bounces at centos.org on behalf of
m.roth at 5-cent.us" <centos-bounces at centos.org on behalf of
m.roth at 5-cent.us> wrote:

> And now, I just
>ssh'd in from another windows, same way... and the weirdness isn't there.
>Anyone have any clues as to what's going on with that one session?
>         Mark

It sounds as if, for some reason, in that one session, vi doesn’t know
what your terminal settings are, so it’s in line editing mode (like ed or
ex). I don’t have an explanation as to why it would only happen with that
one session, though.

Mike VanHorn
Senior Computer Systems Administrator
College of Engineering and Computer Science
Wright State University
265 Russ Engineering Center
michael.vanhorn at wright.edu

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