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delete ket works as backspace

Posted on 2004-09-29
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i am using freebsd 5.1
 but my 'Delete' key works as 'Backspace' so i have a lot of problems using my console .
i also changed the keyboard mapping but it did not work.
is there any way that i make my DELETE key to work as DELETE key??
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Question by:theneeraj
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by:yuzh
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Type the following command in command line:

stty erase "^H"

PS: "^H"   hold down <Ctrl> key and press VH

If it works then put in your login script (.profile, .cshrc etc)
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yuzh earned 125 total points
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Also please have a look at the following docs:
http://ed.asisaid.com/cugbsd6.html
http://www.ibb.net/~anne/keyboard.html
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by:ahoffmann
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take care using stty in rc files, at least enshure that they are executed only if there is a tty (otherwise cron, at, etc. may break)
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by:theneeraj
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iwilll look for these documentation
thank u
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