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Re: [LINUX][XTERM] Keypad '/' generates 'o' ?

From: Dario Niedermann
Subject: Re: [LINUX][XTERM] Keypad '/' generates 'o' ?
Date: Thu, 7 Jun 2012 17:48:11 +0200
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On Sat, 2 Jun 2012 00:55:47 +0200, I wrote:

> I have a notebook with an embedded numeric keypad (requiring the Fn key
> to form numbers). In a few programs (Vim, rTorrent, traditional Vi) when
> the TERM environment variable is set to 'screen', the keypad's "slash"
> key (Fn + minus) generates an "o" (or possibly an ESC-o, judging from
> Vi[m]'s behaviour). 
> GNU Screen doesn't need to be running for this to happen, setting TERM
> to 'screen' does it. This makes me think that Screen's termcap entry is
> somehow broken, although I'm using one that Screen itself generated (via
> dumptermcap).
> So... Is there a good termcap entry I can use with GNU Screen, or a way
> to get the keypad's "slash" key to work well?

Out of curiosity: Am I the only one seeing this or is it a known problem
and no one's got a solution?


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