Can't backspace in vi-it's even weirder than I thought

Brad Cox brad at
Sat Nov 3 15:28:00 PST 2001

On Sat, Nov 03, 2001 at 03:01:28PM -0800, Lincoln Peters wrote:
> I don't know much about vi (I normally use pico instead; much frendlier), 
> but I have noticed that some terminal emulators can get confused about 
> certain keys that were not present on the ancient keyboards (ever seen the 
> keyboard on an Apple II+ ?).  Most of the time, this happens to me if I run 
> ssh in a GNOME Terminal.  Is there a CTRL-key equivalent to backspace 
> (perhaps CTRL-D)?


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