Konsole, backspace and ^H

Michael Mauch michael.mauch at gmx.de
Thu Jan 17 19:13:01 GMT 2008

Mark Watts wrote:

> I use Konsole on Mandriva 2007.1 (KDE 3.5.7) as my terminal app.
> When on the local console or SSH'd into another Linux box, hitting 
> the "Backspace" key (UK keyboard), characters get removed as expected (like 
> they do in a word-processor).
> When I'm SSH'd into certain network devices, I have to hit ^H to achieve the 
> same effect - hitting "Backspace" produces no visible effect.
> Is there a way to get konsole to send ^H when I hit the backspace key?

Settings -> Keyboard -> Solaris seems to produce ^H for the backspace

If your network devices have a Unix like system, you could use "stty
erase ^?" (on these devices) to make them use the "normal" backspace key


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