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Re: the old no working alt key in linux console

From: Harry Putnam
Subject: Re: the old no working alt key in linux console
Date: Sun, 05 Jan 2020 08:05:46 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Harry Putnam <address@hidden> writes:

> Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:
>>> From: Harry Putnam <address@hidden>
>>> Date: Sat, 04 Jan 2020 15:27:03 -0500
>>> As smart as emacs has gotten surely there is some simple technique to
>>> get emacs to use the alt key in console mode.
>>> I haven't had to deal with this for a long time, and am finding piles
>>> of serioiusly complex stuff on google about fixing it.
>>> Working in chroot on linux console (lubuntu) I'm having to use the
>>> escape key to do common things like M-x M-w (copy).  Is there some
>>> simple way to control this...
>>> I'm on emacs 26 .. that what ubuntu has available on the repo.
>>> Working in an xterm but when I call emacs it will only open in -nw
>>> inside the terminal.
>> What does Emacs see when you press Alt-SOME-KEY?
> Sorry, that circle slash was produced by C-h l
> Here is what you asked for:
> Alt-some-key  so I pressed Alt a, Alt b, Alt c
>  ` á â ã ' 

Egad, I'm thinking straight this morning.

Here it is: Alt-a, Alt-b, Alt-c and Alt-x  

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