Additional function keys via PuTTY

Steve Flynn anothermindbomb at
Thu Dec 22 00:58:07 UTC 2011

On 21 December 2011 12:33, Jacob Mansfield <cyberjacob at> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have a program that requires use of the additional function keys, i.e.
> F13-16
> I know these are send in putty by using shift with the normal function keys
> (F3+Shift=F3) however these are not recognised by the ubuntu server or the
> software
> could anybody guide me in creating/editing a termcap entry to define these?
> my attempts have resulted in a few warnings from tic about illegal
> characters in my source, that aren't there!
> thanks guys/gals
> jacob at

Just tried emailing you offlist to get some more info regarding your
putty config and your bluesapphiremedia email address bounces. That
domain name is not registered, and hasn't been since 2007, Why on
earth are you using a fake email address in your sig?


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