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1. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I would like to configure the key combination Tux-J (Win-J) as Down Arrow, and the rest of the VIM-style movement keys as well (HKL). What is the best way to do this so that it will work in all applications? I thought about editing the keyboard layout but I'm not sure how to do that for Tux-key... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: dotancohen
2. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
I'm having a problem with my ssh link to various Sun servers running Solaris 9 and 10 from an Windows XP box running Cygwin/X.
I am using ssh to connect to a number of different Sun servers. My problem is that when editing a remote shell command line with the arrow direction keys the... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: stv_t
3. Shell Programming and Scripting
as many, I have a problem with a script...
I wrote a shell script in which I want to read a variable value. the problem is that I can't use the arrow keys.
Here is the script I use :
stty erase ^H
the problem is... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: Moumou
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
I recently needed to collect arrow keys (and function keys etc.) in a shell script so that I could run a text graphics-style data entry system (with text entry fields, drop-down list boxes, progress bars and the like). Yes you can do all this in shell, and portably too if you're careful.
I've... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: cambridge
5. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I am working on SunOS 5.10 from remote terminal using putty.
In vi editor when in insert mode arrow keys are not working for cursor movement instead they print A B C and D.
ravs (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: ravashingravi
6. UNIX and Linux Applications
can anyone tell me how to enable arrow keys to scroll thru the commands on command prompt.
I am using C shell ( I know, in k shell, set -o vi would enable vi command history, but set -o doesnte exist in c shell) (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: hemangi13
I am unable to use the arrow keys in some applications. For example, in bash, I am able to use the arrow keys to to go back and forth characters in current line and search the history--I can do everything you'd expect to be able to do with the arrow keys. However, in bc, I cannot use... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: cooldude
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
I would like to get a script to respond to arrow key presses to scroll up and down a menu.
The platform is CDLinux which uses a prehistoric version of bash, version 1.14.7.
I would like to do something like "read -sn 1 keyin" but the "read" command is so primative that it only has the -r... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: simonb
9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
how to use the arrow keys in shell scripting. is there any special synatax / command for this.
i just want to use the arrow keys for navigation.
raguram R (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: raguramtgr
10. Shell Programming and Scripting
Hey Guys ,
How do we trap the arrow keys in shell programming.
Or atleast can we read the ascii code of the arrow keys.
I want to read the arrow keys pressed by the user
and accordingly highlight the corresponding menu option.
Is it possible in shell to do so ??
... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: nageshrc