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Re: Gnome Terminal - not working with telnet

On 3/23/06, Nalin Dahyabhai <nalin redhat com> wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 23, 2006 at 04:52:54PM +0000, Dan Track wrote:
> > I'm telnetting to a cisco router and running a traceroute. Now to
> > escape the traceroute I need to run the following key combination
> > ctrl+shift+6 . The problem is that it just prints the number "6". How
> > can I solve this?
> That's the default input method assuming that you're trying to enter an
> arbitrary Unicode code point by inputting its code in hexadecimal.
> By default, the option to switch to a different input method isn't
> provided, but you can switch it on either by popping open gconf-editor
> and find the /desktop/gnome/interface section, and then toggling on
> "show_input_method_menu", or by running this from a shell:
>   gconftool-2 -s /desktop/gnome/interface/show_input_method_menu -t boolean true
> Then, right-click in the terminal window and switch to something like
> the "X Input Method", which doesn't provide that.
> Then again, you may want to check if Ctrl+6 does what you need, as
> pressing Shift may not be necessary.
> HTH,
> Nalin


Many thanks for your reply.

Could you point me in the right direction to where I can read up on
"input methods" I don't actually know what they are.


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