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Harry Putnam wrote:
> Anyone know why entries in ~/.inputrc (or for that matter)
> /etc/inputrc are ignored in xterms?
> I find that inputrc entries work in console mode but not in X.
> Further, testing just now with a silly test entry:
> cat ~/.inputrc:
> ## C-x C-r reread init files
> Control-o: "now what"
> That even in console mode I get really bad behavior.
> Ctrl-o inserts `now what' as expected but then I find that any
> attempts thereafter to do some command like ls or whatever, when I
> press <ENTER> instead of running the command `ls' I get
> `lsnow what' and the ls command doesn't fire any press of <ENTER>
> prints `now what'.
> I'm guessing some kind of conflict with keyboard settings but mine are
> totally stock. I've done no customizing in that area.
> I'd be interested to here what others see when they use ~/.inputrc.
They work fine for me under KDE's konsole.
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