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Re: TERM problems

On Tue, 8 Jul 2003, poff wrote:

> On Tue, Jul 08, 2003 at 11:37:12AM +1000, Nigel Stewart wrote:
> > Try rxvt instead of the dosbox cosole...
> > rxvt -sl 1000 -rv -geometry 120x30 +sr -e bash -i
> Did the job thanks.
> To emulate that "dos" feel a bit more I used:
> rxvt -sl 1000 -ls -rv -geometry 100x30 -sr -e pdksh -l
> So here are a few q's to complete my new "Terminal Software":
> -I tried -fn Terminal but that didn't work. How can I load the Windows

Hmm, are you sure you have a "Terminal" font? I'm on XP and don't see it..maybe
they got rid of it on XP.

> Terminal font instead of this rather thin and small one?
> -Anyway I can get right-clicking to equal ctrl-ins (paste)?

I don't think so. If you have a wheel mouse, you can just click it, however.

> -How can I get the del key to work and not show "~" instead

I very, very rarely use rxvt, but I seem to remember `stty erase ^?' doing the
trick for me way back when.

> -How can I get the backspace key to work where SOMETIMES it's shown as ^H

IIRC, The rxvt argument `-backspacekey' e.g., `... -backspacekey ^H'.


Elfyn McBratney, EMCB

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