Re: aterm and vim...

James (
Mon, 28 Jun 1999 18:52:24 +0100 (BST)

On Mon, 28 Jun 1999 wrote:

# >Hello all.
# >I use vim a lot for editing DNS sones and such tasks. I recently started to
# >use aterm as my default term instead of xterm, it turns out that using vim on
# >aterm creates som undesirable results:
# >1. Backspace no longer works. Gives ^? (TERM=xterm) or nothing at all
# >(TERM=vt100). Must use Ctrl+H.
# aterm as well as rxvt is using readline and there fore can be configured through
# /etc/inputrc file.  Here is what I v=have in there :

i had similar problems with ATerm, the useful keys (BS, Del, Home... etc)
wouldn't work like they do in a real virtual (is such a thing possible?!)
terminal, so what i did was configure ATerm to use term=linux when compiling
it and all my problems went away.

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