From: Fnu Kennedy (
Date: Mon Dec 13 1999 - 06:51:25 CST

Dear SAs:

     Thanks a billion to all those who wrote back to me.
     I am forwarding one of the responses I got from Karl, which worked for me,
the very first shot, I gave!

Thanks Karl.

-Kennedy on 12/12/99 08:03:16 PM

cc: (bcc: Fnu Kennedy/Telcordia)
Subject: Re: STTY

>> On Fri, 10 Dec 1999 15:55:05 -0500 (EST),
>> KENNEDY <> said:

K> Dear SUNADMINS: When I login to any sun machine, via my NT PC using a
K> "xterm" window, I am unable to erase a character using the backspace
K> key. The variable "stty" in my .profile reads as:

K> stty cr0 nl0 -lcase tabs echoe erase ^H intr ^? kill ^U crt

   To properly set your backspace key, type

      stty erase

   followed by: space, Control-V, Backspace, Return

Karl Vogel
ASC/YCOA, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH 45433, USA  or

Click here if you're not using a mouse. --from a Microsoft installation prompt

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