[blfs-support] line breaks in terminal

Sven Bartscher svenbartscher at yahoo.de
Thu Mar 14 23:47:01 PDT 2013

Am 14.03.2013 19:31, schrieb Niels Terp:
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> Bartscher
> Sendt: 14. marts 2013 18:48
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> Emne: [blfs-support] line breaks in terminal
> hey guys!
> I finished the lfs 7.2 book a few months ago. I have the problem that bash
> desn't auto-break the line if i reach the end of the screen while typing. So
> i does a carriage return an overwrites my prompt. Sometimes i get strange
> constructs like that:
> e example18:32:04# example example example example example example exampl
>         cursor^              ^ Begin of typed text
> If i then return to the start of the line with pos1. More strange things
> happen. I will not copy them in this mail, because that would produce a big
> mess. I trie to describe it: The cursor goes one line up supposing there is
> the start of the line, because the start of the line should be moved up by
> the auto line break. But the auto-line break was never happened. But all
> this doesn't infect the command itself. So if i typed everything correct i
> can run the command. I only doesn't see the linebreaks. Can anyone help me?
> I think it could be a error in the /etc/inputrc. So i add it here:
> # Begin /etc/inputrc
> set horizontal-scroll-mode Off
> set meta-flag On
> set input-meta On
> set convert-meta Off
> set output-meta On
> set bell-style audible
> "\eOd": backward-word
> "\eOc": forward-word
> "\e[1~": beginning-of-line
> "\e[4~": end-of-line
> "\e[5~": beginning-of-history
> "\e[6~": end-of-history
> "\e[3~": delete-char
> "\e[2~": quoted-insert
> "\eOH": beginning-of-line
> "\eOF": end-of-line
> "\e[H": beginning-of-line
> "\e[F": end-of-line
> #End /etc/inputrc
> I hope anyone can help me.
> with hopefull regards
> Sven
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> Which teminal (program) are you using ? I use TeraTerm (freeware), and I had
> exactly the same problem as you.
> In TeraTerms setup, terminal, is a setting called newline, both for sending
> and receiving. I set both of them to "CR", then the problem disappeared.
> Niels
Oh sorry. I think i shouldn't use the word terminal. I don't use a 
terminal. I use the normal comand line (the same which starts when you 
boot your lfs-system first time).

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