[SunHELP] Setting backspace key
dledger at ivdcs.demon.co.uk
Tue Jul 19 12:36:02 CDT 2005
>From: Lara Matthews <lara.matthews at accesscomputing.co.uk>
>James, Denise wrote:
>> I have tried to edit the .profile that root uses so that I can set the
>> backspace key. Nothing seems to work. I also tried to set an alias and
>> that did not work either...I got the error not found.
>you could use bash. It has the backspace mapped correctly.
That depends on your idea of 'correct'. Different people prefer
different settings. That's why there's a problem for about 50% of the
I you're accessing from a PC using an PC X server, the PC and X s/w
mappings come into play as well.
Just put the stty line in your .profile.
David Ledger - Freelance Unix Sysadmin in the UK.
Chair of HPUX SysAdmin SIG of hpUG technical user group (www.hpug.org.uk)
david.ledger at ivdcs.co.uk
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