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I have been using the GNU screen with some headless Linux servers at work for ages. I've always logged in using Putty in Windows and things work like a charm. ...
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- 11-29-2012 #1
- Join Date
- Feb 2011
Screen command character weirdness
I have been using the GNU screen with some headless Linux servers at work for ages. I've always logged in using Putty in Windows and things work like a charm.
Now, I have redefined the command character (for obvious reasons) in .screenrc like this:
This has always worked perfectly well (ie. pressing "control" and "<" keys simultaneusly) in Putty, but it doesn't work anywhere else (e.g. ssh from xterm running on Linux).
OK, I understand now that there is no such control character as ^< in ASCII, but why this particular configuration works with Putty?
And is there a way to make it work everywhere?
- 12-03-2012 #2
- Join Date
- Dec 2011
- Turtle Island West
I modified my ~/.Xmodmap to make CTRL-UpArrow and CTRL-DownArrow work real nice for vim:
keycode 109 = Control_R Mode_switch ! Mods: |Nothing|Shift|Mode_switch|Shift+Mode_switch| ! Up and Down arrows ! CTRL-Y for vim 0x19 keycode 98 = Up Up 0x19 0x19 ! CTRL-E for vim 0x05 keycode 104 = Down Down 0x05 0x05