console display and keyboard cleanup

Mark Hymers markh at
Sat Aug 10 08:00:11 PDT 2002

On Sat, 10, Aug, 2002 at 07:27:41AM -0700, Alan Womack spoke thus..
> Now I need some help with:
> getting my number pad to not put sequences into my documents when I use VI

Turn NumLock on? ;-)
and see if that helps

> getting my delete key to not put ~ on the bash command line


> getting my directory e.g. ls listings in color

alias ls='ls --color=auto' in .bash_profile



Mark Hymers <markh at linuxfromscratch dot org>

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