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I installed Ubuntu 11.04 and I use the terminal a lot. So, I need to setup the terminal's compatibility to exactly as the Delete and Backspace keys should work. Please tell me what settings should be done.

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They should work by default - what is it you want them to do? If there's a problem then maybe your keyboard isn't set to the correct keymap... –  ed. Sep 20 '11 at 18:02

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If you log in to another machine through terminal [ssh in reality] then the remote machine takes care of the ex.: "backspace" funtion.

on a SunOS, backspace will not work by default so you have to use bash or:

stty erase ^?
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I always used stty erase X where X was me hitting the backspace key. –  belacq Sep 27 '11 at 18:14
    
yy, "^?" is outputted when pressing backspace on SunOS's default ksh –  LanceBaynes Sep 27 '11 at 18:17
    
just trying to make it clear for those who haven't done this. Thanks. –  belacq Sep 27 '11 at 18:19

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