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1. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Would somebody advise how arrow keys could be binded in AIX v5.3?
I could not find reasonable information online related to AIX.
I've meat advises to define:
alias __A=$'\020' # or the same: alias __A=$(echo "\020")
But it does... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: alex_5161
2. 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
3. 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
4. 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
5. 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
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
on(1) User Commands on(1)
on - execute a command on a remote system with the local environment
on [-i] [-d] [-n] host command [argument] ...
The on program is used to execute commands on another system, in an environment similar to that invoking the program. All environment vari-
ables are passed and the current working directory is preserved. To preserve the working directory, the working file system must be either
already mounted on the host or be exported to it. Relative path names will only work if they are within the current file system. Absolute
path names may cause problems.
The standard input is connected to the standard input of the remote command. The standard output and the standard error from the remote
command are sent to the corresponding files for the on command.
The following options are supported:
-d Debug mode. Prints out some messages as work is being done.
-i Interactive mode. Uses remote echoing and special character processing. This option is needed for programs that expect to be talk-
ing to a terminal. All terminal modes and window size changes are propagated.
-n No Input. This option causes the remote program to get EOF when it reads from the standard input, instead of passing the standard
input from the standard input of the on program. For example, -n is necessary when running commands in the background with job
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:
| ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE |
|Availability |SUNWnfscu |
chkey(1), rlogin(1), rsh(1), telnet(1), attributes(5)
Host name not found.
cannot connect to server
Host down or not running the server.
Problem finding the working directory.
can't locate mount point
Problem finding current file system.
RPC: Authentication error
The server requires DES authentication and you do not have a secret key registered with keyserv. Perhaps you logged in without a pass-
word. Try to keylogin. If that fails, try to set your publickey with chkey.
on server: RPC: can't encode arguments
The 10240 byte limit for arguments to be encoded and passed from the sending to the receiving system has been exceeded.
Other diagnostic messages may be passed back from the server.
When the working directory is remote mounted over NFS, a Control-Z hangs the window.
Root cannot use on.
SunOS 5.10 8 Oct 2003 on(1)