Some keys don't function as they should using Putty

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Mon Jun 26 22:01:52 BST 2006

Try ZOC instead, it's a decent windows based term, or even cygwin may be
worth a try.

~~ Have fun :D

-----Original Message-----
From: freebsd-users-admin at
[mailto:freebsd-users-admin at] On Behalf Of Ceri Davies
Sent: 24 June 2006 15:17
To: Spadge
Cc: Stephen Allen; FreeBSD Support Group
Subject: Re: Some keys don't function as they should using Putty

On Sat, Jun 24, 2006 at 12:55:43PM +0100, Spadge wrote:
> 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 =
> >vi etc).  But in FreeBSD, the Home/End keys just print funny =
> >(eg. tilde) instead.
> >
> >Have I got to change keyboard/screen mapping or something to get them =
> >work properly?
> >
> >Thanks,
> >Steve :)
> >
> I just use ctrl-a and ctrl-e as $DEITY intended.

pfft, dang emacser; make sure that VISUAL is set to vi to get decent
instead ;)

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