Hello everybody. I got problems with the FreeBSD syscons and a few
terminal emulators under X11 regarding to keyboard.
1) Description of what already works...
I have successfully setup XTerm, so it now works perfectly, displays
german Umlaut's, Euro/Cent-sign's and the Alt-key left to the space-key
even works as meta-key. I could not figure out how this may work on
syscons. I had to bind the delete key on the syscons to let it work,
actually i use a ~/.inputrc for my user account that has the following:
--- <begin of paste>
set input-meta on
set output-meta on
# set convert-meta off
--- <end of paste>
If anyone is interested in the app-defaults file for XTerm that
just lets Alt act as the Meta-key, i uploaded it to
I found a lot of information about all this stuff on google.com/bsd
2) Description of what i fail to setup
I just would like to know if there is a way to let Alt act as the
meta key under syscons and if i can type characters that need
the eighth bit (äöüß¤¢ and go on) when i use it.
I also try to find out how to get the END-key in eterm working for
Anyway's - all of these are cosmetical needs. Nothing of this is
essential but all would be nice to know how to setup.
Thank you very very much and have a nice time, Armin from West-Germany.
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Received on Thu 15 May 2003 - 14:20:35 CEST