Some keys don't function as they should using Putty

Spadge spadge at
Sat Jun 24 12:55:43 BST 2006

Stephen Allen wrote:
> Whenever I use Putty to log into one of my Linux boxes, I can use the 
> Home/End keys to move to the start/end of a line (whether it be bash or 
> vi etc).  But in FreeBSD, the Home/End keys just print funny characters 
> (eg. tilde) instead.
> Have I got to change keyboard/screen mapping or something to get them to 
> work properly?
> Thanks,
> Steve :)

I just use ctrl-a and ctrl-e as $DEITY intended. If you need to map 
putty keys to anything, it's those. And ctrl-h for backspace.



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