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[ale] shell question

Pete Hardie wrote:
> 2008/12/11 J. D. <jdonline at gmail.com>:
>>> Ctrl-g is a favorite
>> I tried this one but got nothing. What does it do? I like ctrl-u (clear to
>> beginning
>> of line) and ctrl-d (for xterm population control).
> ctrl-g is the bell character - if you have a stock xterm, should
> either flash or beep
>  although I tried it on my machine, I needed a linefeed ot CR to get
> it to work.....dratted
> cooked input mode....

That's what 'tput bel' is for. ;)

Until later, Geoffrey

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