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control keys don't work in telnet

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  • Telnet
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Last response: in Open Source Software
December 4, 2000 6:59:40 AM

when I telnet to another system while using linux, and try and use the backspace key I get "^?"

eg. attempt logout command
system%logouz^?^?^?^?^?^?^?^?
how can I stop this

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Anonymous
December 5, 2000 6:07:53 PM

If you can, use ssh. Works much better.
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December 5, 2000 6:15:14 PM

maybe totally wrong, but try using Ctrl-H for backspace... works on some systems for me...
December 6, 2000 5:53:56 AM

thanks.. control+H works. Will be reading the HOWTO suggested to understand the problem, so thanks.
gavin