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when i use ssh from the terminal to log into my school's system to do work i can't use the backspace key or the delete key? is there something im ...
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    ssh???


    when i use ssh from the terminal to log into my school's system to do work i can't use the backspace key or the delete key? is there something im doing wrong or not doing?

    % ssh www.ua.edu -l ihsanshade

    the above is what im doing to run ssh

    any help would be greatly apprectiated


    thanx

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    the delete key thing is normal. The backspace problem is normal in putty if you are using putty, if you are using a linux term to ssh then backspace should work or at least it works in Konsole. ssh can act differently depending on the shell you are using.
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    try to use bash if available, that's what i prefer & it works as expected, delete, copy/past, etc...
    simply type "bash" after u login to see if it's available

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