Terminal Command Line Editing

Brian McKee brian.mckee at gmail.com
Wed Jan 21 15:27:11 UTC 2009

On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 8:18 AM, Alex Katebi <alex.katebi at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>  I recently created a KVM virtual machine which runs the ubuntu-server. The
> boot or console terminal does not have any command line editing features
> like up/down arrows for command history and no ctl-end or ctl-a etc. What
> package gives a terminal these features? Is it ncurses and readline?

I don't think it's a specific package as much as it is your terminal
settings.  When you use it, what does "echo $TERM" return?


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