VI arrow keys behaviour

Thilo Six T.Six at
Thu Aug 16 19:46:17 UTC 2007

Paul Varjak wrote the following on 16.08.2007 11:37
> Hello.
> When I'm editing a file with vi under ubuntu 7.04 and I'm in insert
> mode, if I try to move around with the arrow keys before pressing
> ESCAPE every press of an arrow key makes appear a strange char into my
> file.

it sounds like:

> Is there a way to avoid this? I've used VI for years in many linux
> distributions and commercial Unix and this never happened before.
> Thanks,
> Salva.


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